NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 Early Access
The NetBeans Enterprise Pack 5.5 Early Access introduces UML modeling, XML tools,
and Web services orchestration to the NetBeans community. It is available as an
integrated bundle along with the NetBeans IDE 5.5 Beta. This collection of tools
and runtimes enable you to develop applications and Web services based on the
latest release of the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 5 (Java EE 5).
What's Cool in this Preview?
- It offers the latest set of time-saving features for enterprise architects and
programmers and a sneak peek at Sun's roadmap for tools.
- It offers UML modeling to the NetBeans community.
- It is an all-in-one pack: a consolidated and integrated bundle of all
tools and runtimes in a single install.
- It is the forerunner of the next release of the Sun Java Studio
Enterprise IDE, which recently won
"Best SOA IDE" in SYS-CON Media's Readers' Choice Awards.
SOA visual design tools for architects and programmers
UML Modeling, which includes
- XML Schema Tools - Visualize and edit XML Schema, visualize the relationships between Schema elements, use Schema creation wizards.
- Web Services Orchestration - Author, build, deploy, and test BPEL processes. Includes a full two-way editor; BPEL runtime engine
integrated with Sun Java System Application Server 9; creation of loosely coupled, service-based composite applications for SOA; full
two-way round-trip designer; full process debugging integrated into NetBeans debugger.
Watch the video introducing the Orchestration Designer.
Java EE 5 SDK Preview
- Full two-way, round-trip engineering
- Markerless code
- Code generation
- Requirements gathering
- Design patterns
- Leverages annotations to ease development with EJB 3.0 technology.
- Provides enhanced deployment descriptors.
- Provides new tags for container-managed persistence (CMP).
- Leverages Web services metadata as an easy-to-use syntax for Web services in Java EE container.
Documentation is provided for the NetBeans Enterprise Pack (including the NetBeans IDE) in the
form of web-based guides and the IDE's help system. You can use the
following documents to get started:
More information about NetBeans IDE 5.5 Preview.
For more information about Sun Java Studio Enterprise, visit
Additional useful information can also be found in the
Sun Java Studio Enterprise Discussion Forum