This message shouldn't be missed by those that would like to influence the NetBeans
6.5 release quality. It was sent to nbusers mailing list
NetBeans IDE 6.5 is approaching its stabilization phase and we are glad to extend to you an opportunity to participate in our 2 months NetBeans 6.5 Community Acceptance Testing (NetCAT) program .
With NetBeans 6.5, we have incorporated many features requested by the community. Just to listen the biggest and most noticeable ones:
\* Enhanced DB tooling and improved integration with MySQL
\* Background compilation, new Generic Language Framework APIs
\* Support for custom project structures
\* New UML drawing area control
\* and much more...
Now we need your help. If you have an experience with NetBeans and want to contribute some time and effort, go for it and register  now! We are looking for 60 dedicated users willing to help NetBeans 6.5 become the best IDE. Applications are being accepted until next Monday - July 7, 2008.
Each participant committed to providing timely feedback during this program will be given a chance to significantly influence the quality of the NetBeans 6.5 release. Besides, there are some gifts prepared for all helpful members.
Ready to contribute? We look forward to hearing from you!
NetCAT 6.5 coordinator