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NetBeans IDE 5.0 BlueJ Edition

By: Admin, 27 Jul 2006 and are proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 5.0 BlueJ Edition.

This special edition of NetBeans IDE is a collaboration between the NetBeans community and the University of Kent, England. The NetBeans IDE BlueJ Edition is targeted at teachers and students familiar with the popular BlueJ tool ( The NetBeans BlueJ Edition helps you "make the jump" from BlueJ to a full-featured IDE, either when your projects have grown too big to fit comfortably into BlueJ, or when you want to use features such as code completion and drag-and-drop GUI building, which BlueJ doesn't directly support.

To learn more about using BlueJ and NetBeans in education, see and


Milos Kleint
NetBeans team

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