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Version 7.2.1 | Release Date: 2012-10-19 | Download
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Version 7.1.1 | Release Date: 2012-03-03 | Download

- Support for GlassFish 3.1.2
- Integration of recent patches
- Minor performance improvements
- Java ME SDK 3.0.5 support
- JavaFX 2.0.3 SDK support

Version 7.1.1 | Release Date: 2012-03-03 | Download

- Support for GlassFish 3.1.2
- Integration of recent patches
- Minor performance improvements
- Java ME SDK 3.0.5 support
- JavaFX 2.0.3 SDK support

Version 7.0.1 | Release Date: 2011-11-24 | Download
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Version 7.0 | Release Date: 2011-04-20 | Download

Too many to name. Go here to get an overview:

Version 7.0 | Release Date: 2011-04-19 | Download
NetBeans IDE 7.0 features the following changes:
  • Introduction of JDK 7 support including editor enhancements (syntax, hints)
  • Revamped support for WebLogic Application Server and GlassFish 3.1
  • Oracle Database improvements
  • HTML5 editing support
  • Maven 3 is supported and bundled with the IDE
  • Improved support for CDI, REST services, Java Persistence, and Bean Validation
  • PHP Rename Refactoring
  • Line wrapping
  • Improved detection of external changes (native file system listening)
  • Updates to the C/C++ support (remote file system browsing, library projects running/debugging, enhanced templates/specializations)
  • Support for Git 1.7.х
  • Additional enhancements are listed at the NetBeans IDE 7.0 New and Noteworthy page
For more about this release, see the NetBeans IDE 7.0 Release Information page.
Version 6.9 | Release Date: 2010-06-01 | Download

NetBeans IDE 6.9, released in June 2010, added support for OSGi, Spring Framework 3.0, Java EE dependency injection (JSR-299), Zend Framework for PHP, and easier code navigation (such as "Is Overridden/Implemented" annotations), formatting, hints, and refectoring across several languages.

Version 6.8 | Release Date: 2009-06-27 | Download

NetBeans IDE 6.7 is integrated with Project Kenai, a collaborative environment for developers to host open-source projects. With Kenai and the NetBeans IDE, a team of developers is able to create projects, check out, edit, debug, build, discuss, and commit code, all through one easy-to-use interface!
The release also builds on the success of NetBeans 6.5 with native support for Maven; GlassFish, issue tracker and Hudson integrations; and enhancements to Java, PHP, Ruby, Groovy and C/C++. Highlights of the 6.7 release include support for JavaScript 1.7, Ruby Remote Debugging, and integration of the Java ME SDK 3.0.

Version 6.5 | Release Date: 2008-11-19 | Download

Release Overview:
In addition to full support of all Java platforms (Java SE, Java EE, Java ME, and JavaFX), the NetBeans IDE 6.5 is the ideal tool for software development with PHP, Ajax and JavaScript, Groovy and Grails, Ruby and Ruby on Rails, and C/C++. The 6.5 release provides enhanced support for web frameworks (Hibernate, Spring, JSF, JPA), the GlassFish application server, and databases. Additionally it includes a new IDE-wide QuickSearch shortcut, a more user-friendly interface, and automatic Compile on Save.

Version 6.1 | Release Date: 2008-04-28 | Download

<li>JavaScript support. </li>
<li> Spring Framework Support.</li>
<li>New MySQL support in Database Explorer. This feature allows you to register a MySQL Server, view databases, view, create, and delete databases, easily create and open connections to these databases, and to launch the administration tool for MySQL. This also allows you to easily create NetBeans sample databases so that following tutorials, blogs, and so on is significantly easier.</li>
<li>Support for Java Beans. You can now view Java Bean patterns in the Navigator and BeanInfo Editor. </li>
<li>JSF CRUD Generator. With this feature, you can generate a JavaServer Faces CRUD application from JPA entity classes. </li>
<li> Javadoc Code Completion. Editing of javadoc comments is more convenient with code completion.</li>
<li>Shareability of projects. This new feature in Java SE, Java Web, and all Java EE project types allows you to create projects that share definitions of libraries. That in turn allows you to create self-contained projects or sets of projects that can easily be built from the command line, on continuous integration servers, and by users of other IDEs without problems.</li>
<li>Existing infrastructure has been enhanced to support window transparency (on platforms that provide it).</li>
<li>Javadoc and sources association. Now any JAR item on the project classpath can be associated with its Javadoc and sources too.</li>
<li> Inspect Members and Hierarchy Windows. Inspect Members and Hierarchy actions now work when the caret in the Java Editor is on a Java class for which there is no source available.</li>
<li>On Demand Binding Attribute for Visual Web JSF projects.</li>

<li>Axis2 support for web services. </li>
<li>SOAP UI integration for Web Service testing and monitoring.</li>

<li>The integration of the December 2007 through March 2008 bug fixes listed on the following page: <a href=""></a>.</li>

Version 6.0.1 | Release Date: 2008-02-16 | Download
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Version 6.0 | Release Date: 2007-12-03 | Download
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Version 6.8 | Release Date: 2007-01-04 | Download
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Version 5.5 | Release Date: 2006-11-04 | Download
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