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NetBeans 7.0 Beta 2 Now Available for Download

February 23, 2011 By: jacob Lehrbaum
Interested in previewing the next generation release of the popular NetBeans IDE? If so, you'll want to check out the NetBeans 7.0 Beta 2, just released this past week.

NetBeans 7.0 delivers a large range of features, but perhaps most exciting to developers will be inclusion of support for targeting JDK 7. In the first beta, NetBeans 7.0 added improved support for integrating your applications with Oracle Database and included a number of enhancements for working with application servers such as Oracle WebLogic and Glassfish as well as support for the language changes introduced in Project Coin and a number of code editor enhancement

With NetBeans 7 Beta 2, the team has improved quality and performance and has included a preview of Git support. To learn more about the beta or to download a copy, check out the official announcement on

In addition, Geertjan and Tinu from the NetBeans team have released the latest edition of their NetBeans podcast. In the podcast, you'll learn about the NetBeans 7.0 Beta, you'll hear a programming environment for the visually impaired, you'll learn API design tips for Dependency Injection and much more! Interested? You can listen to the latest edition of the podcast here

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