NetBeans 5.5 Release Information

Documentation is provided for NetBeans in the form of web-based guides and the IDE's help system. You can use the following documents to get started:

NetBeans 5.5 supports the Java Enterprise Edition 5 platform, and most notably the Java Persistence, EJB 3 and JAX-WS 2.0 specifications.

NetBeans IDE 5.5 builds on the success of NetBeans 5.0 and adds support for Java EE 5 and Sun Java System Application Server PE 9. Got Web 2.0? Of course! NetBeans 5.5 generates JAX-WS 2.0 artifacts for Java SE 6 and Java EE 5 projects. We included Java Persistence support and support for Enterprise Java Beans 3. Additionally, there is the new Subversion support module and an updated module for the GUI builder, both available on the 5.5 Update Center.

Feature Highlights


NetBeans 5.5 contains many features that maximize your productivity and flexibility for building robust, standards-compliant Java™ applications:

NetBeans Add-on Packs

References