Features preloaders to improve the application loading experience and customised UI controls using CSS3
Oracle has released new NetBeans Integrated Development Environment (IDE), NetBeans IDE 7.1, a free, open source IDE available for Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, other Linux distributions, Mac and Windows that enables developers to create Web, enterprise, desktop and mobile applications primarily for the Java platform, as well as in PHP and C/C++.
NetBeans IDE 7.1 is the first IDE to support the latest specifications and standards in the Java platform, including full development support for JavaFX 2.0 and JDK7 and it offers support for Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, bringing Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 6 support to developers creating applications on the Oracle WebLogic Server platform.
In addition, NetBeans IDE 7.1 provides Swing GUI Builder enhancements, CSS3 support and tools for visual debugging of both JavaFX and Swing user interfaces (UI) and also features preloaders to improve the application loading experience and customized UI controls using CSS3.
NetBeans IDE 7.1 offers support for JavaFX 2.0 and all three deployment models, including Desktop, Applet and JNLP and also delivers enhanced support across key technologies including, Java, Java EE, PHP, Web Languages, Version Control and Bug Tracking and NetBeans Platform.
Oracle Tools and Middleware chief architect and senior vice-president Ted Farrell said the latest NetBeans IDE release provides the Java developer community with many new features to help them create leading-edge Web, mobile and enterprise applications.
"As the first IDE to support JavaFX 2.0, NetBeans IDE 7.1 not only gives developers rich support for developing JavaFX 2.0 applications, but also ensures they have access to all of the advances delivered in the latest Java platform releases," said Farell.