NetBeans IDE 7.2 Beta: Now Available for Download

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  1. NetBeans IDE 7.2 Beta provides a significantly improved performance and coding experience, with new static code analysis capabilities in the Java Editor and smarter project scanning. The release also includes notable features such as Scene Builder integration in JavaFX; support for multiple PHP frameworks; updated Groovy support; and many other enhancements in Java EE, Maven, C/C++ and the NetBeans Platform.

    Download NetBeans IDE 7.2 Beta today and experience a smarter and faster way to write good, bug-free code!

    Release Highlights Include:

    Performance

    • Project scanning now on background, not blocking editor features and navigation
    • Improved project scanning speed
    • Improved performance on remote Filesystems

    Java

    • New refactorings and hints
    • FindBugs support
    • TestNG testing framework support

    Java EE

    • Oracle Public Cloud and Amazon Beanstalk support
    • Code completion for Java Persistence named queries and JPQL statements

    JavaFX

    • Scene Builder interoperability
    • Improved FXML and JavaFX CSS support

    PHP

    • Support for PHP 5.4
    • Support for Symfony2, Doctrine2 and ApiGen frameworks

    Groovy and Grails

    • Dramatic improvement of scanning, code completion and Go to Type action speed
    • Updated to Groovy version 1.8.6

    C/C++

    • Support new C++11 standard
    • Pretty printing, watchpoints and catchpoints support for gdb

    NetBeans Platform

    • Positioning of tabs in window system can be configured
    • Support for custom implementations of tab control

    Miscelleanous

    • Subversion 1.7 built-in support
    • Improved Find in Projects functionality

    NetBeans IDE 7.2 Beta is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese. Visit the 7.2 New and Noteworthy page for a complete list of highlights.

    The final release of NetBeans IDE is planned for Summer 2012. We welcome feedback about your use of NetBeans software. Share your thoughts and stay informed about development news by following the NetBeans team on Twitter, Facebook and Google+; and by subscribing to the NetBeans mailing lists and forums and weekly newsletter.

    Edited by: Cameron McKenzie on May 23, 2012 3:05 PM
  2. The release also includes notable features such as Scene Builder integration in JavaFX; support for multiple PHP frameworks; updated Groovy support; and many other enhancements in Java EE, Maven, C/C++ and the NetBeans Platform.-Steven C. Wyer