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NetBeans Makes Progress at Apache

by Ben Evans Follow 32 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

NetBeans is making progress with its transition to the Apache Foundation, including a major new release.

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First NetBeans Code Drop Lands at Apache

by Matt Raible Follow 13 Followers on  Sep 19, 2017

Oracle has released the first of three NetBeans code drops to the Apache Incubator.

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Oracle Gives NetBeans to the Apache Foundation

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Sep 19, 2016

The NetBeans Community blog has announced that Oracle is proposing to entrust the development of the NetBeans platform and IDE to the Apache Foundation to “open up the government model,” reaffirming its commitment to the project.


Details of NetBeans Day at JavaOne 2014

by Ben Evans Follow 32 Followers on  Sep 18, 2014

Oracle have announced details for NetBeans Day 2014. Particular topics of interest include Maven, a new Education initiative and an appearance by James Gosling.


NetBeans 8: Support for Java 8, HTML5 and Beyond

by Matt Raible Follow 13 Followers on  Apr 24, 2014

NetBeans 8 contains a number of Java 8 and Java EE enhancements, as well as HTML5 support. NetBeans users rejoice!


Oracle Releases NetBeans 7.4 with JDK 8 and Mobile Web Application Support

by Charles Humble Follow 936 Followers on  Oct 23, 2013

After previewing it at JavaOne, Oracle has now officially released NetBeans 7.4. The new release allows developers to work with the JDK 8 previews, adds support for integrating HTML5 into Java EE applications, and provides tools for developing mobile applications with Apache Cordova.


Manage Cloud Enabled Jelastic Hosting Using NetBeans IDE

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  May 09, 2013

Jelastic, Java and PHP based cloud hosting platform has released a new plugin that enables developers to manage their web applications from within the NetBeans IDE.


Ruby IDE Roundup: JetBrains Releases Rubymine 4.0, Ruby for NetBeans 7.1 in the Works

by Mirko Stocker Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 22, 2012 5

JetBrains released version 4 of their Ruby IDE RubyMine. This release focuses on better performance, and contains incremental improvements and polishing in many areas. For NetBeans 7.1, a preview release of the community Ruby support is now available.


NetBeans 7.1 Shipped with JavaFX 2.0 and CSS3 Support

by Charles Humble Follow 936 Followers on  Jan 05, 2012

Oracle have today released NetBeans 7.1, with a strong emphasis on GUI enhancements. The product includes developer support for JavaFX 2.0, significant updates to the Swing Builder (Matisse), and tools for visual debugging of both JavaFX and Swing user interfaces. For web GUI, NetBeans continues to flesh out its already strong HTML 5 coverage, adding support for CSS3.


Oracle Have Released NetBeans 7.0 with Support for the JDK7 Developer Preview and HTML5

by Charles Humble Follow 936 Followers on  Apr 20, 2011

With today's release of NetBeans 7.0, NetBeans becomes the first open source IDE to support JDK 7. Other highlights include Maven 3 integration and HTML5 support.


Ruby Dropped in Netbeans 7

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 28, 2011 8

Ruby/RoR in NetBeans made headlines three years ago, but after Sun was acquired by Oracle there where fears that support for dynamic languages would suffer, as this IDE would be downsized. This has become a reality, since as of version 7, NetBeans will no longer support Ruby.


Perspectives on the Conclusion of the Oracle - Sun Acquisition

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 29, 2010

After almost nine months of speculation and delay, Oracle has got the green light from EU which has lead to the completion of Sun’s acquisition. The announcement was followed by an all-day event were Oracle presented its future plans for the Sun technologies and platforms.


Java EE 6, Glassfish 3 and NetBeans 6.8 Released: Q&A with EE 6 Specification Lead Roberto Chinnici

by Charles Humble Follow 936 Followers on  Dec 10, 2009 2

Following the final approval vote for Java EE 6 last week, Sun has today released the Java EE 6 SDK, GlassFish Version 3 and NetBeans 6.8. InfoQ talks to EE 6 Specification Lead Roberto Chinnici about the significance of EE 6 for enterprise Java developers, key architectural lessons gained from working on the specification, and the future direction of the platform.


Oracle Announced Plans for the Future of Sun’s Products, but Raised Concerns about NetBeans

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 09, 2009 5

Oracle has released an FAQ that describes its plans for the future of popular Sun technologies like GlassFish, NetBeans, MySQL and more.  In some cases Oracle’s announcement is unclear and raises concerns about product viability.


Bundle.update: the Current State of OSGi

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 16, 2009 3

It's been a month since OSGi 4.2 was released. What's been happening in the OSGi space since then?

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