Robert Demmer | 29 Sep 01:54 2005

[ANNOUNCE] NetBeans 5.0 Beta Released is proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 5.0 Beta,
NetBeans Platform 5.0, NetBeans Mobility Pack 5.0 Beta and NetBeans Profiler
Milestone 9 for 5.0.

NetBeans IDE 5.0
The NetBeans 5.0 release introduces comprehensive support for developing IDE
Module Plugins and rich client applications based on the NetBeans Platform,
the new intuitive GUI builder Matisse, new and redesigned CVS support,
Weblogic 9 and JBoss 4 support, editor enhancements and much more.

NetBeans IDE 5.0 Beta Download

NetBeans 5.0 Release Page

List of NetBeans IDE 5.0 Documentation

NetBeans Platform 5.0
The NetBeans Platform has been around for years, but NetBeans IDE 5.0
makes module (plug-in) development much easier and smoother than ever before.
New project types have been added to NetBeans IDE 5.0 which allow developers
to easily extend the NetBeans IDE with modules (plug-ins) or build rich
client applications on top of the NetBeans Platform.

NetBeans Platform 5.0 information:

NetBeans Platform 5.0 Download:

NetBeans Mobility Pack 5.0 Beta
NetBeans Mobility Pack 5.0 adds several key new features to an already
powerful and easy-to-use mobile Java development tool, including: Improved
end-to-end support for building web services-based mobile applications for
any MIDP device, new custom components in the Visual Mobile Designer,
improved pre-processor support for device fragmentation, editable generated
code and improved emulator support.

NetBeans Mobility Pack 5.0 information and download instructions

NetBeans Profiler Milestone 9
NetBeans Profiler Milestone 9 adds full-featured profiling capabilities
to NetBeans IDE 5.0, including: CPU, Memory and Threads profiling as well
as application monitoring. The profiler uses a unique approach to byte code
instrumentation minimizing the profiling overhead and providing accurate
timing and memory results.

NetBeans Profiler Milestone 9 information and download instructions:

The final NetBeans IDE 5.0 release is planned for December, 2005. As always
we welcome and encourage your feedback and the sharing of your experience
using NetBeans on our mailing lists and in your blogs!

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