All over the world, the news is spreading. NetBeans IDE 8.1 is here. Pick your language and you'll find somewhere to read about new features, enhancements, and community-related news.
Here's the tip of the iceberg about how NetBeans IDE is fitting the pieces together of the technology puzzle, as well as fitting communities and individuals across the world together and connecting developers with each other:
Also, something that I have seen many people appreciating a lot is the notification you'll get about the fixed issues that you've submitted. Here's mine, really cool to get this message and be reminded of the connection between the issues I have identified and the current release:
Plus, hurray, it's my birthday!