What's New in the NetBeans IDE, Release 3.5


This document describes the new features implemented in the NetBeans IDE, Release 3.5. The list of the features is divided into several sections. Each section collects new features for related NetBeans modules. Most of the links in this document point to documents on the www.netbeans.org website.

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Feature Name: Name of the feature. You can click the name to get a full description of the feature.   [Significance: Major   Normal   Minor]

Module: The name of the module where the feature was implemented. You can click the module name to go to the module's home page.

Issue Tracking: Links to the Issuezilla tracking system for more details, where appropriate.


Contents:

  1. Open APIs
  2. NetBeans Core
  3. Java Development
  4. Debugger
  5. Text Editor
  6. Tools
  7. XML
  8. Web Development
  9. Version Control
  10. Distributed Applications Support
  11. Experimental Modules
  12. Miscellaneous Modules

Open APIs

New features for Open APIs
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
Bundle NetBeans-specific Ant tasks such as <makenbm>Open APIs Support#31368  
Improve template code for Container NodeOpen APIs Support#20842  
Prepopulate API dependency numberOpen APIs Support#20844  
Replace TopManager in Bean Browser with Lookup ResultsOpen APIs Support#24609  
The complete full lists of new features: Open APIs, Open APIs Support

NetBeans Core

New features for NetBeans Core
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
Ability to have more than two "ide" dirs.Core IDE#27151  
add new module property to show module classpath informationCore IDE#22466  
Binary XML for layers and settingsCore IDE#20628  
Cannot remove Compile/Build Actions from FolderNodeCore IDE#20895  
Delete unused files after module upgradeCore IDE#26213  
Do not serialize entire loader poolCore IDE#27190  
Faster parsing of module configCore IDE#26786  
Grip Vs Bump in ToolbarCore IDE#12397  
Hide main window before calling ModuleInstall.close(), not afterCore IDE#29831  
I18N - allow AU client to recognize proper localized info.xmlCore IDE#24886  
Include apichanges.html in the documentation itselfCore IDE#29313  
Move all JavaHelp documentation into the moduleCore IDE#25594  
NbTheme does not support all properties of MetalTheme in XMLCore IDE#25472  
Patch superclasses for compat, load core/openide from classloadersCore IDE#26126  
Persistent storage of Lookup.getDefault ()Core IDE#20190  
Publish architecture documents as part of javadocCore IDE#31344  
Remove IDE related jars from the platform distributionCore IDE#26123  
Split up update_tracking.xml by moduleCore IDE#26597  
There is not possible to listen on opened editor panes.Core IDE#18290  
Tools -> Options -> Modules UI does not display problems behind an uninstallable moduleCore IDE#16636  
The complete full lists of new features: Core IDE, Auto Update, Projects

Java Development

New features for Java Development
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: Java Support, Class Support, JavaBeans, Javadoc, Form Editor

Debugger

New features for Debugger
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: Debugger

Text Editor

New features for Text Editor
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: Text Editor

Tools

New features for Tools
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
After Ant execution, filesystems should be refreshedAnt Integration#8993  
Upgrade to Ant 1.5.1Ant Integration#23076  
The complete full lists of new features: Ant Integration, I18N, Image Files, JAR Packager, Properties Files, Scripting, Text Files, Utilities

XML

New features for XML
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
Change dependency of Core to TAX.XML Project#19228  
Code completion does not respect order constraintsXML Project#19775  
Introduce XSLT scenario conceptXML Project#25732  
Module writers cannot add XML catalog using layer.xml files.XML Project#22848  
Properties panel should be updated for the selected XML elementXML Project#22382  
XSL code completionXML Project#20421  
The complete full lists of new features: XML Project

Web Development

New features for Web Development
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: Applets, External Web Browser, Internal HTTP Server, JSPs & Web Applications

Version Control

New features for Version Control
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: VCS Core, Built-in CVS, Generic VCS

Distributed Applications Support

New features for Distributed Applications Support
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: RMI, CORBA

Experimental Modules

New features for Experimental Modules
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: C++ Support

Miscellaneous Modules

New features for Miscellaneous Modules
Feature NameModuleIssue Tracking
The complete full lists of new features: Support Interface Module, General Online Help, Third-party libraries
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