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Support for Java 9 in NetBeans Development Builds

While NetBeans itself continues to require JDK 8 to run, the tooling for JDK 9, in particular for working with Jigsaw, are now part of the development build, instead of being available only in a separate branch. New to Jigsaw, give it a spin in the NetBeans development builds!

VisualVM 1.3.9 and Transition to GitHub

VisualVM 1.3.9 has been released and the project is moving to GitHub. Also note that VisualVM supports the current JDK 9 builds both for running VisualVM and for monitoring Java 9 processes. Read on and find out about the latest awesome Java troubleshooting tools, all for free, and take a look at the new GitHub site:


NetBeans 8.2 Release Last Before Apache Handoff

NetBeans 8.2 became generally available last week, marking the last release under Oracle's stewardship. Big O's proposal to hand off the open source development environment, tooling platform and application framework to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has been accepted.



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YouTube: Get Started with Java in NetBeans IDE 8.2

Follow along with Pieter van den Hombergh, a senior lecturer from Fontys Venlo, as he guides you through the creation of your first Java objects by means of NetBeans IDE 8.2.

YouTube: JShell in NetBeans IDE 8.2

Did you know you can use the stable release of NetBeans IDE, i.e., NetBeans IDE 8.2, and get started with JShell, without using JDK 9? Watch this quick YouTube clip to get started.

YouTube: Adam Bien on Microservices

Adam Bien, presenting remotely to the IMWorld conference in Romania, presents the topic "Building Mobile First Services With The Killer Microservices Platform", using NetBeans IDE, of course!


Twitter: @matward14

Well chuffed with #NetBeans 8.2 PHP7 & Docker support. Node.js enhancements. Code completion seems greatly improved for WordPress & jQuery

Twitter: @javahippie

Had to build a quick #angular frontend for my REST Services. Done. Oh @netbeans, you beautiful piece of software!

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