Oracle Announces General Availability of NetBeans IDE 7.3

Oracle Announces General Availability of NetBeans IDE 7.3 
New HTML5 Support Helps Java Developers Code Rich Web and Mobile
Applications With Ease 
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 --  Oracle (NASDAQ:
News Facts 

--  Oracle today announced the general availability of NetBeans Integrated
    Development Environment (IDE) 7.3.
--  NetBeans IDE 7.3 features advanced HTML5, JavaScript and CSS
    development capabilities, for faster and easier rich Web and mobile
    application development.
--  The new release improves support for the Java platform with feature
    enhancements including new hints and refactorings in the editor and
    improved support for editing FXML layout files in JavaFX projects.
--  NetBeans IDE 7.3 continues to support the latest Java Platform,
    Enterprise Edition (Java EE) and GlassFish Server releases along with
    a new stand alone JPQL editor, to run and test JPQL queries directly
    from the IDE.
--  NetBeans IDE is a free, open source IDE available for Windows, Mac,
    Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, and other Linux distributions, that
    enables developers to rapidly create Web, enterprise, desktop and
    mobile applications for the Java platform, PHP and C/C++.
--  NetBeans IDE 7.3 is available for download here. Terms, conditions and
    restrictions apply.

Building State-of-the-Art Web and Mobile Applications 

--  By providing a single environment where development teams can deliver
    Java services and create HTML5-based clients, NetBeans IDE 7.3 can
    empower developers to create and debug rich Web and mobile
    applications, which consume Java services, using the latest HTML5,
    JavaScript and CSS standards.
--  New features in the NetBeans IDE 7.3 include:
    --  HTML5 editing with code completion for new HTML5 elements
    --  New JavaScript editor and debugger based on the Nashorn JavaScript
    --  Code completion support for jQuery
    --  Support for responsive Web design-based applications
    --  CSS Styling support and code completion for new CSS3 rules
    --  Live code and Web page synchronization facilitated by deep
        bi-directional integration with Google Chrome and the internal
        WebKit-based browser.
    --  JavaScrip
t client generation from existing Java REST services
    --  Enhanced editor, with additional new features such as Breadcrumbs
        support and access to Clipboard History.
    --  New support for profiling Java applications on Linux ARM based
        systems, such as the Raspberry Pi.

Supporting Quotes 

--  "Thanks to the Java community for their active involvement in helping
    us shape the NetBeans IDE 7.3 release," said Chris Tonas, vice
    president, Application Development Tools, Oracle. "Oracle continues to
    closely align the NetBeans IDE with Java EE to help developers be more
    productive in building enterprise applications. With support for
    HTML5-based client development, NetBeans IDE 7.3 enables developers to
    integrate best-in-class technologies more easily, leveraging modern
    JavaScript technologies for the view layer with the rich Java EE
    back-end services, security and programming model."
--  "NetBeans IDE has been an essential tool in delivering our innovative
    PDF / HTML5 solutions to our customers on time," said Mark Stephens,
    CEO, IDRsolutions. "It has provided us with a stable, single robust
    and fully-featured development and testing platform for working with
    Java desktop, web and server technologies. In NetBeans 7.3, we are
    looking forward to the integrated HTML5 / JavaScript editing, viewing,
    and debugging, the addition of the Nashorn JavaScript engine, and the
    integration with the latest GlassFish Server releases."
--  "As long-term users of NetBeans IDE, we recently started the process
    of migrating to the new Java EE specifications with RESTful Web
    Services and an HTML5 frontend," said Nicolas Eysseric, Vice President
    Engineering, Silverpeas. "With NetBeans IDE 7.3 and its HTML5 tools,
    our backend Java engineers and frontend web designers will all be able
    to use the same IDE which will simplify and speed up our development
    processes. Finally, the whole team will 'speak' the same IDE."

Supporting Resources 

--  NetBeans IDE
--  NetBeans Documentation and Resources
--  NetBeans Community Portal
--  Anahata Technologies Chooses NetBeans IDE 7.3
--  NetBeans IDE 7.3 screencasts
--  NetBeans IDE 7.3 New and Noteworthy
--  JavaFX
--  Oracle Developer Tools

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