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 [...]

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

NetBeans IDE 6.9 Milestone 1 Available

The NetBeans team has released NetBeans IDE 6.9 Milestone 1 Available. Highlights include: NetBeans Platform OSGi interoperability – New Maven project archetypes available – Easy import of OSGi bundles for use in Ant projects Java EE – Support for Contexts and Dependency Injection – Simplified REST Web Services consumption in NetBeans RCP and Java client [...]

NetBeans 6.8 Patches Released

The NetBeans team has just made available a wide set of patches for NetBeans IDE 6.8. The patches address numerous issues in the C/C++, JavaFX, and JSF modules. Fixes are also included for Java web apps, IDE platform, and RCP support. View the entire list of patch fixes at the NetBeans Wiki :