Wednesday Jun 16, 2010

NetBeans 6.9 - The Smart Way to Code

The final release of NetBeans IDE 6.9 is now available for download. The release includes many new features: see the feature overview and New and Noteworthy.  Some highlights:

• OSGi and Maven support.  Bundled Felix container and experimental Equinox support
• JavaFX Composer; additional editor support; additional palettes.
• Improved support for Java EE 6, including the latest GlassFish; support for Spring Framework 3.0.
• Improved PHP support (Petr's post) which was the #2 language in a recent Community Poll.

NetBeans 6.9 also has improved support for HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP Zend Framework, Ruby on Rails 3.0, C/C++, etc.

More in New and Noteworthy and in the Release Roadmap. More NB news here. The Oracle PR is here.

Added - Other news pieces on the release: