Netbeans 6.1 Has Been Released

NetBeans is proud to announce the availability of NetBeans IDE 6.1 for download!

Netbeans 6.1

NetBeans IDE 6.1 supports a wide range of open source scripting technologies and offers improved performance. This release extends language support beyond Java technology by providing a rich set of features for C/C++, JavaScript and the Ruby language, including Ruby on Rails.

One of the downloads available is an Early Access preview of support for PHP. Advance versions of new modules, such as JavaScript debugger, support of ClearCase, AXIS, and Hibernate are available as separate plugins.

NetBeans IDE 6.1 also contains all of the improvements made in 6.0 including: the new smarter editor, next generation of the ground-breaking GUI builder (formerly known as Project Matisse), visual mobile designer, integrated profiler, and Java EE 5 support.

Specific release highlights include:

* Advance JavaScript Editing Support
* Improved Performance (Up to 40% faster startup)
* Built in Spring Framework Support
* Integrated Support for RESTful Web Service Support
* New MySQL Support in Database Explorer
* Significant Ruby/JRuby Support Enhancements

For more information about NetBeans IDE 6.1 visit:

NetBeans IDE 6.1 Release Page
NetBeans IDE 6.1 Features List
NetBeans IDE 6.1 Tutorials and Documentation

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