SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

October 04, 2011 12:10 ET

Oracle Previews NetBeans IDE 7.1: Delivers Support for JavaFX 2.0

New Release Builds on Momentum as NetBeans Hits One Million Active Users

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - JAVAONE -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Demonstrating the continued success and expansion of the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE), Oracle today announced the strong growth of the NetBeans developer community and the availability of NetBeans IDE 7.1 Beta.
  • NetBeans IDE now has more than one million active users with developers increasingly selecting the NetBeans IDE to rapidly create desktop, Web, and mobile applications using the Java platform, as well as with PHP, JavaScript and Ajax, and C/C++.
  • The NetBeans IDE is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Oracle Solaris, and is the first IDE to support the latest specifications and standards in the Java Platform.
  • Extending the support for Java standards, NetBeans IDE 7.1 Beta provides support for JavaFX 2.0, enabling the full compile, debug and profile development cycle for JavaFX 2.0 applications.
  • The latest release builds on NetBeans IDE 7.0, the first IDE to provide full support for JDK 7, making it convenient for developers to adapt their existing code base to utilize the new and enhanced features of the JDK 7 specification.
  • NetBeans IDE 7.0 also delivered enhanced integration with Oracle WebLogic Server 11g and industry leading Java EE 6 support for Oracle Database, GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 3.1 and Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1.
  • NetBeans IDE 7.1 Beta is available for download here. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.
  • Oracle is showcasing the NetBeans IDE at JavaOne 2011 at more than 25 combined conference sessions, BOFs and Hands-On Labs, as well as in the JavaOne Exhibition Hall.

Supporting Quotes

  • "The growth of the NetBeans developer base is a testament to the many enhancements the community has made to the NetBeans IDE," said Ted Farrell, Chief Architect and senior vice president, Tools and Middleware, Oracle. "By rapidly delivering support for the latest specifications and standards, NetBeans is moving the industry, allowing developers to take advantage of the advances in the platform to build better Java-based desktop, Web and mobile applications, faster."
  • "When we selected the NetBeans IDE as the platform for the next generation of our industry-leading MPLAB® X IDE -- which is designed for building embedded applications employing Microchip's PIC® and dsPIC® microcontrollers -- we knew that we were using the best open source IDE," said Derek Carlson, vice president of Development Tools at Microchip Technology Inc. "We are excited by the opportunities that NetBeans IDE 7.1 offers, as it further distinguishes itself in the open-source and embedded-design communities."

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