NetBeans IDE Releases
Information about recent and upcoming NetBeans IDE releases,
including release notes and system requirements, detailed
installation instructions, and download links for each version.
Release 8.0 Release Candidate
NetBeans IDE 8.0 provides out-of-the-box code analyzers and
editors for working with the latest Java 8 technologies--Java SE
8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME Embedded 8. The IDE also has a
range of new enhancements that further improve its support for
Maven and Java EE with PrimeFaces; new tools for HTML5, in
particular for AngularJS; and improvements to PHP and C/C++
NetBeans IDE 8.0 Release Candidate was made available on February 26, 2014.
NetBeans IDE 7.4 extends the advanced HTML5 development support
introduced in NetBeans IDE 7.3 to Java EE and PHP applications,
while offering new support for mobile web development on the
Android and iOS platforms, including support for the Cordova
framework. Additional highlights include support for preview
versions of JDK 8, and continued enhancements to JavaFX, PHP,
C/C++, Maven and other features.
NetBeans IDE 7.4 was released October 15, 2013.
NetBeans IDE 7.3 empowers developers to create and debug rich
and CSS standards. Developers can expect state of the art rich web
development experience with a page inspector and CSS style editor,
and more. Additional highlights available in 7.3 include continued
enhancements to the IDE's support for Groovy, PHP, JavaFX and
NetBeans IDE 7.3 was released February 21, 2013.
NetBeans IDE 7.3.1 update
was release June 12, 2013, with support for Java EE 7 and with
NetBeans IDE 7.2 provides a
significantly improved performance and coding experience, with new
static code analysis capabilities in the Java Editor and smarter
project scanning. The release also includes notable features such
as Scene Builder integration in JavaFX; support for multiple PHP
frameworks; updated Groovy support; and many other enhancements in
Java EE, Maven, C/C++ and the NetBeans Platform.
NetBeans IDE 7.2 was released July 24, 2012.
NetBeans IDE 7.2.1 update
was released October 22, 2012, with support for JavaME SDK 3.2 and
JavaFX 2.2 SDK, and with patch updates.
NetBeans IDE 7.1
introduces support for JavaFX by enabling the full
compile/debug/profile development cycle for JavaFX applications.
The release also provides significant Swing GUI Builder
enhancements, CSS3 support, and tools for visual debugging of
Swing and JavaFX user interfaces. Additional highlights include
Git support integrated into the IDE, new PHP debugging features,
JavaEE improvements and more.
NetBeans IDE 7.1 was released January 5, 2012.
NetBeans IDE 7.1.1 update
was released February 29, 2012, with support for GlassFish 3.1.2,
and with patch and performance updates.
NetBeans IDE 7.1.2 update
was released April 26, 2012, with support Java SE 7u4 and JavaFX
NetBeans IDE 7.0 introduces language support for development to
the Java SE 7 specification with the JDK 7 language features. 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; enhancements to the Java editor,
NetBeans IDE 7.0 was released April 20, 2011.
NetBeans IDE 7.0.1 update
was released August 1, 2011, with full JDK 7 support, and with
patch and performance updates.
NetBeans IDE 6.9 introduces the JavaFX Composer, a visual layout
tool for visually building JavaFX GUI applications, similar to the
Swing GUI builder for Java SE applications. Additional highlights
include OSGi interoperability for NetBeans Platform applications;
support for JavaFX SDK 1.3, PHP Zend framework, and Ruby on Rails
3.0; as well as improvements to the Java Editor, Java Debugger,
issue tracking, and more. NetBeans IDE 6.9 requires JDK 6 or
NetBeans IDE 6.9 was released June 15, 2010.
NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 update
was released August 4, 2010, with support for JavaFX 1.3.1, and
with patch and performance updates.
NetBeans IDE 6.8 is the first IDE to provide complete support of
Java EE 6 and the GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 platform. We also
improved the JIRA and chat integration for Kenai.com hosted
projects, and the support for C/C++ profiling, PHP 5.3 and the PHP
Symfony framework, and for JavaFX projects.
NetBeans IDE 6.8 was released December 10, 2009.
NetBeans IDE 6.7 introduces integration with Project Kenai,
native support for Maven; GlassFish and Hudson integrations; and
enhancements to Java, PHP, Groovy and C/C++, support for
ME SDK 3.0.
NetBeans IDE 6.7 was released June 1, 2009.
NetBeans 6.7.1 update was
released July 27, 2009, with support for JavaFX 1.2, a GlassFish
v3 Prelude upgrade, and performance enhancements in the Java
editor and project scanning areas.
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