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The NetBeans IDE is a free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers. You get all the tools you need to create professional desktop, enterprise, web and mobile applications, in Java, C/C++ and even Ruby. The IDE runs on many platforms including Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Solaris; it is easy to install and use straight out of the box.


-Easy-To-Use Java GUI Builder
-Create professional-looking Java GUIs by placing and aligning components on a canvas.
-Visual Web and Java EE Development
-Build standards-based web applications visually using Ajax, CSS, and JSF. Full set of tools for EJB development.
-Visual Mobile Development
-Create, test and debug GUI applications that run on mobile phones, set-top boxes, and PDAs.
Visual UML Modeling
-Separate software design from implementation with UML Modeling.
-Ruby and Rails Support
-Powerful Ruby editor (with code completion), debugger, and full support for Rails. Includes the JRuby runtime.
-C and C++ Development
-Full-featured C/C++ editor, debugger, project templates, and support for multiple project configurations

NetBeans IDE 7.2 provides a significantly improved performance and coding experience, with new static code analysis capabilities in the Java Editor and smarter project scanning. Other notable features include integration with JavaFX Scene Builder; support for multiple PHP frameworks; updated Groovy support; and enhancements for Java EE, Maven, C/C++ and the NetBeans Platform.
· Project scanning now on background, not blocking editor features and navigation
· Improved project scanning speed
· Improved performance on remote Filesystems

· FindBugs support
· TestNG testing framework support
· New refactorings and hints
· Various Maven support enhancements
· Various Debugger enhancements

Java EE:
· Amazon Elastic Beanstalk support
· Code completion for Java Persistence named queries and JPQL statements
· More editor hints for EJB and CDI
· Improved and updated support for JSF component suites

· Scene Builder interoperability
· Improved FXML and FX CSS support
· FX-in-Swing Projects
· Default configurations for instant Run as WebStart and Run in Browser
· Project auto-update and improved FX SDK/RT auto-detection

· Support for PHP 5.4
· PHP editing: Fix Uses action, annotations support, editing of Neon and Apache Config files and more
· Support for Symfony2, Doctrine2 and ApiGen frameworks
· FTP remote synchronization
· Support for running PHP projects on Hudson

Groovy and Grails:
· Dramatic improvement of scanning, code completion and Go to Type action speed
· Updated to Groovy version 1.8.6
· Enhancements of code completion and editor hints

· Support new C++11 standard
· Pretty printing, watchpoints and catchpoints support for gdb
· Partial and Incremental Find Usages
· Improved parsing performance and reduced memory consumption

NetBeans Platform:
· Positioning of tabs in window system can be configured
· Support for custom implementations of tab control
· New @NavigatorPanel.Registration for registering navigator panels declaratively
· New @Arg annotation for registering command line options declaratively
· New @NbBundle.Messages available on fields

· Subversion 1.7 built-in support
· Improved Find in Projects functionality
· New default locations for userdir and cachedir
· 64-bit launcher for Windows

· NetBeans IDE 7.2.1 (or Patch 2 for NetBeans 7.2) is an update to NetBeans IDE 7.2 and contains fixes for following bugs .
· Added support for JavaME SDK 3.2, most notably support for Embedded Applications based on IMP-NG Profile.
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