|NetBeans 7.4 Beta Released|
|Written by Alex Armstrong|
|Tuesday, 23 July 2013|
NetBeans IDE 7.4 Beta extends HTML5 features to Java EE and PHP application development; introduces new support for Hybrid HTML5 development on Android and iOS platforms; provides support for preview versions of JDK 8; and has redesigned JavaFX support.
For mobile developers the main new HTML5 features are:
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There is also editing support for the SASS and LESS stylesheet languages, and new network monitor.
HTML5 features are now available in both Java EE projects and PHP applications. PHP developers also have new support for Nette Framework (with Latte templates), Zend Framework 2 and the Atoum PHP 5.3+ unit testing framework. In addition there are refactoring improvements and static code analysis support.
Java EE developers will also welcome Wizards for JSF 2.2 Resource Library Contracts and FacesComponents.
The major new Java feature is preview support for JDK 8's profiles and lambdas. In addtion the beta has:
The new features for JavFX support are:
which are described in
and some that are classed as "Miscellaneous":
NetBeans IDE 7.4 Beta is available in English, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.
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