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NetBeans 6.7 RC1 - and JIRA support (beta)

Posted by fabriziogiudici on June 1, 2009 at 9:05 AM PDT

NetBeans 6.7 RC1 has been announced just a few hours ago. I've just downloaded and installed, and the first thing I searched for is the integration with JIRA.

In fact, NetBeans 6.7 comes with Kenai integration, which - among other things - mean also the capability of interacting with an issue tracker from inside the IDE. This is not only to avoid opening Firefox - for instance, when you perform a commit to Subversion, you have the chance of contextually changing the status of an issue.

Integration with Bugzilla was already present in 6.7 beta, and JIRA support promised for the "future". So, I immediately went to the "Service" tab and opened the dialog to create an issue tracker... but there's only the option for Bugzilla.

But don't dispair. Go to the "Tools / Plugins" pane and, voil