Tuesday Jul 24, 2012

Top 10 New Features in NetBeans IDE 7.2

Start spreading the news! NetBeans IDE 7.2 is out with, as always, its clean and neat user interface:

Here's the top 10 features you'll find in this release:

  • Static code analysis support, in particular, FindBugs integration.
  • Smoother startup and faster project scanning.
  • New, better, and faster tools throughout the Java Editor.
  • Enhancements for Java EE developers, such as JPA code completion and PrimeFaces 3.2.
  • Better JavaFX tools, in particular, JavaFX Scene Builder integration.
  • Even more NetBeans love for Maven.
  • Tools and templates for TestNG.
  • New PHP frameworks integrated, together with more editor tools.
  • Groovy & Grails faster and more tools.
  • NetBeans C++ powered up and yet more support than before.

Go get it while the buzz is buzzing!


Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.


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