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Download NetBeans IDE 6.5 Milestone 1!

By: Admin, 07 Jul 2008

NetBeans.org is proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 6.5 Milestone 1.


This stabilized development build contains the following new & noteworthy features:

  • PHP
    • Enhanced Code Completion
    • Database-related code snippets
    • Multiple project configurations
    • Find Usages
    Watch the NetBeans 6.5 PHP Editor Screencast and see some new features in action!
    Visit the PHP Learning Trails to explore PHP development in the NetBeans IDE.

  • Ajax
    • JavaScript Debugger
    • JavaScript Library Manager
    • Bundled JavaScript Libraries
  • Groovy
    • Editor
    • Java SE Project Integration
    • Grails support
  • Java
    • Javadoc Analyzer
    • Call Hierarchy
    • CamelCase code completion
  • Debugger
    • New Multithreaded Debugging Support
    • Debugging Window
    • Current Thread Chooser
  • Additional enhancements have been made to:
    • Web Frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, JSF, JSF CRUD Generator, JPA)
    • Ruby
    • Database
    • Mobility
    • GUI Builder
    • Web Services
    • Improvements to XML and Schema Tools

Note: The UML feature is not available in Milestone 1, but is planned for Beta. The development team is migrating UML to the NetBeans Visual Library, to make UML completely open source. Please see UML Current Projects for additional information.

Get more details about these features and additional New and Noteworthy Features available in the release. The final NetBeans IDE 6.5 release is planned for Fall 2008. We welcome and encourage feedback about your experience using the NetBeans IDE. Visit our mailing lists or post a blog entry!

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