NetBeans: 6.5 unveiled

Without further ado: Yesterday, on November 19, 2008, NetBeans 6.5 finally was made publicly available, putting an end to quite an interesting period of development and NetCAT testing. Having PHP and Python support as well as integration of Glassfish V3 Prelude application server in the Java EE downloads eventually the most noticeable new features, the

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NetBeans 6.5: IDE und Dokumentation in de_DE

Version 6.5 der NetBeans-IDE nimmt langsam Gestalt an, wird wohl demnächst das Licht der (interessierten?) Öffentlichkeit erblicken, und bringt neben der üblichen langen Liste an behobenen Fehlern und neuen Features auch eine Eigenschaft mit, die zumindest für nicht hinreichend anglophone Entwickler im deutschsprachigen Raum interessant sein wird: 6.5 wird wohl die erste NetBeans-Version sein, die

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NetBeans: getting a little more involved…

Whoever has heen reading this blog more or less regularly probably couldn’t help noticing the appearance of posts related to NetBeans IDE/platform along with “related” technology, an environment which I switched to after working with Eclipse for quite a while and for reasons outlined in some more detail here. Wanting not just to take things

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switching to Java EE – seamlessly?

Some progress, at last. Quite some of my (spare?) time the last couple of weeks I spent pondering a smart way of getting an existing Spring/webapp environment consisting of several modules migrated to make more use of the Java EE 5 features, namely provided by the glassfish application server which has been in productive use

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NetBeans: 6.5M1

With a release being scheduled for October 2008 according to the official roadmap, now the first milestone (M1) of oncoming NetBeans 6.5 IDE is available for download, use and testing. Some time earlier someone seems to got caught by the idea of making NetBeans the “only IDE you will ever need”, and, just following this

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NetBeans: 6.1 RC, Spring and maven tooling

Things are moving on quickly: Release Candidate 1 of what is likely to be the NetBeans 6.1 IDE is available right now. Get it here, and get started immediately. Not much else to say about it, I guess: Performance has somewhat improved, Spring support really has given quite a boost to my productivity using NetBeans

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NetBeans: Beta, once again…

Oh yeah, time passes quickly… Seems it was only yesterday to deal with the prerelease builds of NetBeans 6.0, by now things are already “beta” once again, steadily heading for the 6.1 release supposed to be released in late April 2008. One might wonder whether, just less than five months after releasing a stable 6.0

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