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 : http://blogs.oracle.com/geertjan/entry/open_source_framework_powers_latest

Oracle Releases Java 6 Update 27 (JDK 1.6.0.27)

Oracle has release the Java 6 Update 27 JDk. The following are some of the updates and bugs fixed:

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 : https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?status_whiteboard=701patch1&status_whiteboard_type=allwordssubstr Get the patch info here : http://wiki.netbeans.org/NetBeans7.0PatchesInfo