NetBeans IDE 7.0.1 Release Information

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Release Overview

NetBeans IDE 7.0 introduces language support for development to the Java SE 7 specification with 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; enhancements to the Java editor, and more.

NetBeans IDE 7.0 is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.

Get the NetBeans IDE 7.0.1

The latest available download is NetBeans IDE 7.0.1, which is an update to NetBeans IDE 7.0.

Download NetBeans IDE 7.0

NetBeans IDE 7.0.1 includes the following notable changes:

  • Full JDK 7 support: Running NetBeans IDE on top of JDK 7 and support for the final version of the JDK 7 language features
  • Integration of the recent patches
  • Performance improvements

Documentation

Use the following to get started with NetBeans IDE 7.0.1:

Feature Highlights

JDK 7

  • Project Coin support
  • Editor enhancements: Code completion, hints

WebLogic Server

  • Streamlined and faster deployment to WebLogic
  • New server runtime node displaying deployed applications and resources
  • JSF integration with server libraries

Oracle Database

  • Simplified connection wizard
  • Guided installation to JDBC driver
  • Editing and deployment of stored procedures
JDK 7 switch

WebLogic

Oracle DB

GlassFish

  • GlassFish 3.1 support
  • Domain restart and log viewer for remote GlassFish
  • Enable and disable deployed applications

Java

  • Maven 3 support
  • JUnit 4.8.2 integration and various JUnit improvements
  • Remote HTTP URLs supported for Javadoc in libraries and Java platforms
  • New improved visual customizer for GridBagLayout

Java EE

  • Improved support for CDI, REST services and Java Persistence
  • New support for Bean Validation
  • Support for JSF component libraries, including bundled PrimeFaces library
  • Improved editing for Expression Language in JSF, including code completion, refactoring and hints
GlassFish remote view

GridBag designer

JavaEE code completion

Web Languages

  • HTML5 editing support
  • JSON formatter

PHP

  • Generate PhpDoc
  • Rename refactoring, Safe Delete Refactoring
  • PHP 5.3 - Support for aliases

C/C++

  • Easy import of project from user's existing binary
  • New Project type where user's source files are located on remote system

NetBeans Platform

General

  • Word wrap in Editor
  • Enhanced Profiler integration
  • Less intrusive checking for external changes when switching between the IDE and other programs.
HTML5 code completion

php

C/C++

Platform annotation action

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