19 Nov 2010

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta Now Available for Download!

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta Now Available for Download!: "The NetBeans team is pleased to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta.

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta introduces language support for development to the Java SE 7 specification with the JDK 7 platform. 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; enhanced support for executing and debugging standalone Java EE applications; and enhancements to the Java editor.

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Release Highlights


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


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


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

Web Languages

HTML5 editing support
JSON formatter


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


Easy import of project from user's existing binary
New Project type when user's source files are located remotely

NetBeans Platform

Annotations for generating Action registrations in the layer
Performance enhancements & tight integration with Profiler
Additional NetBeans API changes

NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese, as well as in several community-translated languages. Visit the NetBeans IDE 7.0 New and Noteworthy page for additional information and development updates.
The final release of NetBeans IDE 7.0 is planned for March 2011. In the meantime, we encourage you to download the Beta and give us feedback about your experience with the build. You can also join discussions about the NetBeans IDE on our mailing lists and forums, and follow NetBeans on Twitter for updates from the team."


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