NetBeans 7.4 New and Noteworthy Feature List Takes Shape

The NetBeans 7.4 “New and Noteworthy” feature list is taking shape. There seems to be good progress on HTML5 support including features for PhoneGap sample projects, support for Android and iOS browsers. Also there are a number of improvements in the areas of VCS plugins (Subversion, Mercurial, etc), PHP, and Java EE5. See the full [...]

NetBeans 7.3 New and Noteworthy

The ‘New and Noteworthy’ page for NetBeans 7.3 continues to shape up. Some of the new/updated features that I found interesting include:

Installing Atlassian SDK with NetBeans

To create custom plugins and functionality for Atlassian products, you can download and use the Atlassian plugin SDK following instructions here : The key part is to add the atlassian SDK BIN directory to your path. After the plugin project is initially created the Maven project comes up as “unloadable” in the NetBeans Projects [...]

NetBeans 7.2 New and Noteworthy Features Start To Take Shape

If you are browsing around the NetBeans Wiki you may have noticed the NetBeans 7.2 features “New and Noteworthy” have started to develop. There are some interesting planned features such as the ability to import/export projects a zip files, the Maven repositories are getting their own top-level node in the Services window instead of [...]

NetBeans 7.1.1 Details

NetBeans 7.1.1 is intended to be a bug fix release. You can view the details here :

NetBeans Roadmap Updated to Include 7.1.1 and 7.2 Timelines

For those that follow such trivial pieces of news like me, the NetBeans team has updated the visual roadmap to include tentative release timelines for NetBeans 7.1.1 and 7.2. See here :

The Microchip corporation chooses NetBeans over Eclipse for its new MPLAB IDE.

In a wonderful article from Geertjan Wielenga, NetBeans is highlighted over Eclipse in its selection by Microchip to power its IDE for MPLAB. Check it out here :

NetBeans 7.0.1 Patches Released

The NetBeans team has released a patch for NetBeans IDE 7.0.1. The patch includes bug fixes in modules for Java, Maven, C/C++, RCP Platform, HTML editor, Java Profiler GUI Builder, and more. Detailed list of bugs can be found here : Get the patch info here :

NetBeans 7.0.1 Released

NetBeans 7.0 Released