NetBeans 7.3 embraces web with arrival of HTML5 support
Oracle have released the latest version of open source IDE, NetBeans 7.3, recognising the need to include tools for modern web development support within the package.
Primarily aimed at Java developers, the development environment
already supported for other languages such as PHP, Groovy and C.
However, the arrival of Project
Easel in NetBeans 7.3 could be its most important
addition for years, aiding the creation of HTML5 applications from
Elsewhere, profiling Java applications on ARM systems such as the Raspberry Pi is easier, falling in line with Oracle’s Java Embedded push. JavaFX users can now use the FXML format as well.
You can check out all that’s new within NetBeans 7.3. Also worth looking at is Geertjan Wielenga’s piece ‘From database to RESTful web service to HTML5 in 10 minutes’’, showing you how to get up and running. NetBeans 7.3 is available to download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.