NetBeans 5.5 and Visual Web Pack Technical Preview Are Out!
By David Botterill on Oct 29, 2006
NetBeans 5.5 is out! If you haven't checked out NetBeans in a while you really really must. Also out today is the long awaited Visual Web Pack.
Now you can use all the power of the NetBeans IDE with many of the great visual web application development features from Java Studio Creator. To get started developing a Visual Web Application, create a new project then choose "Web->Visual Web Application" like this.
You can even open a Java Studio Creator 2 Update 1 project. Just be aware that once the project conversion is done to Visual Web Project, you can't open the project again in Java Studio Creator. When you try to open a Java Studio Creator project, you'll get the following dialog.