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NetBeans IDE 6.8 Milestone 1 Available for Download

By: Admin, 03 Aug 2009

The NetBeans team is pleased to announce that NetBeans IDE 6.8 Milestone 1 is now available for download.


Highlights of this stabilized development build include:

  • Embedded Browser
  • Java EE 6
    • JSF 2.0 framework, including editing Facelets files
    • EJBs can be created in Web projects
    • GlassFish v3 Build 57 included
  • PHP
    • Initial PHP 5.3 support
    • Initial Symfony framework support
  • Maven
    • Improved support for Groovy and Scala
  • C/C++
    • Remote development
    • Code Assistance
  • Ruby
    • JRuby bundle upgraded to 1.3.1
    • RSpec 1.2.7 support
  • Jira support in Issue Tracking
Visit the NetBeans 6.8 New and Noteworthy page to learn more about all the new features and enhancements available in this milestone release. The final release of NetBeans IDE 6.8 is planned for Fall 2009.

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