NetBeans IDE 6.5 MileStone 1 available

The new release is available for download.

Arun Gupta has posted a nice article on his blog describing the new features:


  • Enhanced Code Completion
  • Database-related code snippets
  • Multiple project configurations
  • Find Usages


  • JavaScript Debugger
  • JavaScript Library Manager
  • Bundled JavaScript Libraries


  • Editor
  • Java SE Project Integration
  • Grails support


  • Javadoc Analyzer
  • Call Hierarchy
  • CamelCase code completion


  • New Multithreaded Debugging Support
  • Debugging Window
  • Current Thread Chooser

Additional enhancements have been made to

  • Web Frameworks (Spring, Hibernate, JSF, JSF CRUD Generator, JPA)
  • Ruby
  • Database
  • Mobility
  • GUI Builder
  • Web Services
  • Improvements to XML and Schema Tools