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Apache NetBeans 11.3: JDK 14 preview features & dark mode

Apache NetBeans has come a long way since its creation as a student project back in 1996. Now, the third release according to the new release cycle has arrived. Apache NetBeans 11.3 introduces new Java enhancements that support JDK 14, new visual themes and support for dark mode, improvements for HiDPI displays, and more.

The right tool for the job

New Java group proposed for IDE & tooling support

Maurizio Cimadamore, Software Engineer at Oracle, has proposed the creation of a new Java group. Its purpose is to promote and improve the support of the OpenJDK in different tools and especially in integrated development environments (IDEs). And the proposal already has support from the highest authority…

Milestone: First release outside the Apache Incubator

Apache NetBeans 11.1 released: New Java EE 8 enhancements

What’s new in Apache NetBeans? The first release of the new quarterly release cycle is here: announcing Apache NetBeans version 11.1. See what’s been added in this new update, including all the new Java EE enhancements, Java EE 8 support for Maven-based and Gradle-based web apps, and several changes made to the platform.

IDE 101

NetBeans IDE: Features, tips & future

NetBeans has had a long and storied history. In this article, Geertjan Wielenga goes over some of that history to explain NetBeans’ unique features, as well as some tips and tricks to make your app development even easier.

In case you missed it

Weekly round-up: Tons of npm news, Angular v6.1.0 & more

Every Monday we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week was certainly busy for the popular package manager, npm, with two major announcements coming back to back! But that’s not all! We had Angular v6.1.0 news, IntelliJ IDEA 2018 progress report and many more!

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Apache NetBeans Day UK 2018

NetBeans wouldn’t be NetBeans without the regularly occurring NetBeans Days, which are community events that happen all over the world, organized by enthusiastic NetBeans community members.