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NetBeans 6.7 is here. Grab your copy and explore tens of new features

Posted by kalali on June 29, 2009 at 2:00 PM PDT

NetBeans 6.7 is available for download. NetBeans team decided to release more often to provide developers with new features sooner than later. This new release model ensure that as soon as a set of certain features are developed and stabilized can be accessed by developers to develop faster, easier and with more confidence over availability of support for latest standards and frameworks.

NetBeans IDE 6.7 Overview

NetBeans IDE 6.7 is integrated with Project Kenai, a collaborative environment for developers to host open-source projects. With Kenai and the NetBeans IDE, a team of developers is able to create projects, check out, edit, debug, build, discuss, and commit code, all through one easy-to-use interface!

The release also builds on the success of NetBeans 6.5 with native support for Maven; GlassFish, issue tracker and Hudson integrations; and enhancements to Java, PHP, Ruby, Groovy and C/C++. Highlights of the 6.7 release include support for JavaScript 1.7, Ruby Remote Debugging, and integration of the Java ME SDK 3.0.

If you were following NetBeans releases you should know that NetBeans IDE is now available through several mirrors to ensure that users can get the IDE as fast as possible and no release rush will cause the servers to slow down. The first one is updated with NetBeans 6.7 release and the second one is still offering 6.5.1 as the latest release.

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@wordwarrior, I think we will see full support for JavaFX 1.2 by the end of July. You can follow the process at

You can configure NB to use external SVN tool under "Misc/Versioning" in options.

When will the JavaFX plugin be available for 6.7?

is it a SVN 1.6.1 patch anywhere ? because I can't use Netbeans to checkout my projects from collabnet since the subversion was updated to 1.6.1..