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NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta Now Available for Download!
By: tinu, 18 Nov 2010
The NetBeans team is pleased to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta.
NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta introduces language support for development to the Java SE 7 specification with the JDK 7 platform. The release also provides enhanced integration with the Oracle WebLogic server, as well as support for Oracle Database and GlassFish 3.1.
Additional highlights include Maven 3 and HTML5 editing support; a new GridBagLayout designer for improved Swing GUI development; enhanced support for executing and debugging standalone Java EE applications; and enhancements to the Java editor.
NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese, as well as in several community-translated languages. Visit the NetBeans IDE 7.0 New and Noteworthy page for additional information and development updates.
The final release of NetBeans IDE 7.0 is planned for March 2011. In the meantime, we encourage you to download the Beta and give us feedback about your experience with the build. You can also join discussions about the NetBeans IDE on our mailing lists and forums, and follow NetBeans on Twitter for updates from the team.