Recent and upcoming NetBeans releases, with links to info, planning, and downloads for each,
are listed below. You might also be interested in the following pages :
- Roadmap - the NetBeans Roadmap, including timelines and schedules for upcoming releases;
- Release Process - general information about how NetBeans releases are done
- Release Checklist - for the release coordinator
NetBeans 6.0 focuses on improved developer productivity with a smarter, faster editor,
Ruby support, and the integration of all NetBeans products
into one IDE. NetBeans 6.0 is is scheduled for release in late.
The 5.5.1 update is a bug fix release for the core. It includes a couple of new features and enhancements
for the C/C++ pack and the Enterprise pack.
NetBeans 5.5 supports the Java Enterprise Edition 5 platform, and most notably
the Java Persistence, EJB 3 and JAX-WS 2.0 specifications.
If you're interested in older releases, see the the release archives info