NetBeans 6.5 Milestone 1 Available: New Features and More...
NetBeans IDE 6.5 Milestone 1 is now available for download. The latest development version of NetBeans is out. You can get the following flavors Web & Java EE, Mobility, Java SE, Ruby, C/C++, PHP and an all-inclusive download is available. NetBeans IDE 6.5 has three significant web features included - PHP, Ajax and Groovy/Grails. PHP support includes improved enhanced code completion, database/PHP related code snippets, multiple project configs, and find usages. To learn more about these PHP features - check out the PHP Learning Trail. See the PHP video too:
Among those other things are substantial improvements to the Rich Client Platform of NetBeans including a new OutlineView which is a replacement for TreeTableView, enhanced Java Web Start support that use the new applet functionality found in Java SE 6 Update 10. Swing developers will be happy with the many improvements to the GUI Builder (Matisse) - ButtonGroup visualization, preview in Nimbus look-and-feel, TreeModel editor, ListModel and ComboBoxModel usability enhancements.