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NetBeans IDE 6.9.1

posted Oct 25, 2010, 8:41 AM by Thiyagaraaj M   [ updated Nov 9, 2010, 10:53 PM ]
NetBeans IDE 6.9.1 includes the following notable changes:

  • Support for JavaFX 1.3.1

Documentation

Use the following documents to get started with NetBeans IDE 6.9.1:

Feature Highlights

OSGi

  • Develop OSGi bundles with Maven
  • Bundled Felix container
  • Use OSGi bundles in a NetBeans RCP application

NetBeans Platform

  • OSGi interoperability (developing and consuming OSGi bundles in Platform-based applications)
  • Felix 2.0.3 OSGi support, experimental Equinox support
  • Convert NetBeans modules into OSGi bundles and run them in an unmodified OSGi container
  • Branding Editor for both Ant and Maven Platform-based projects
  • NetBeans Platform-based applications generate installers for most common operating systems
  • Enhanced support for consuming web services and connecting to databases

 

JavaFX

  • JavaFX Composer for form-like UI components with states and access to various data sources
  • Added and improved editor hints, debugging, and refactoring
  • Enhanced Palettes for JavaFX Shapes, Colors, Effects, and Charts
  • Improved code formatting

Java EE

  • Support for Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) (JSR-299)
  • Spring Framework 3.0 support
  • Bundled GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 3.0.1
  • Easy regeneration of JPA entities after database change
  • REST web services support for RCP applications

Java

  • Java Debugger breakpoint grouping, debugger attach parameter history
  • Support for annotation processors in the editor, configurable in the Project Properties
  • New Applet and Web Start (JNLP) support
  • Improved navigation in Stack Trace Analyzer and URLs, Go To Overridden/Implemented Method action

Web Languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • Refactoring and find usages for CSS and HTML-like languages
  • Code completion and hyperlinking for id and class selector attributes
  • Refactoring inline CSS styles

 

Java Card

  • Support for creating Java Card Connected 3 servlets, classic and extended applets
  • Backward compatibility with Java Card 2.2.x and Java Card Classic
  • Debugging, and multiple Java Card Platform/Device creation
  • Alignment with Java Card Reference Implementation

PHP

  • PHP Zend Framework support
  • "Overrides/Implements" and "Is Overridden/Implemented" annotations
  • New formatter with many formatting rules

Ruby

  • Ruby on Rails 3.0 support

C/C++

  • Unit test integration with C/C++ projects
  • Enhanced remote development including remote file download and browsing
  • Improved support of makefile targets and Fortran
  • Improved hyperlink navigation between overridden methods and classes

General

  • Many more editor hints for Java and Ruby
  • Spell checker support in the Editor
  • Help menu item for reporting bugs and slowness against NetBeans IDE
  • Support for multiple Kenai-based team servers (e.g. kenai.com and netbeans.org).


Learn more about the features of this release at the NetBeans IDE New and Noteworthy page!

Visit the NetBeans release roadmap.