Apache NetBeans 11.1 Just released!

The Apache NetBeans proudly announced the long expected release of Apache NetBeans 11.1 that has a plethora of exciting new features including Payara integration out of the box for the first time, with thanks to the Payara team!

You can download it here https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb111/nb111.html

Bellow are all the new exciting features this version has to offer!

Java EE

The highlights of enhancements in the Java EE area are the new Java EE 8 support, as well as the new and updated integration with Payara and GlassFish.

  • Java EE 8 support, for the first time, for Maven-based and Gradle-based Web applications. The new Java EE 8 support provides the ability to create Java EE 8 applications and deploy to a Java EE 8 container, with new “webapp-javaee8” Maven archetype.
new java ee 8
  • Payara integration out of the box for the first time, with thanks to the Payara team.
  • Support for GlassFish 5.0.1.

Java

The highlights of enhancements in the Java area are the support for new Java language features, integration with Gluon OpenJFX samples, together with enhancements and fixes for usage of the Maven and Gradle build systems.

Java Editor

The highlights of enhancements specifically in the Java Editor area are the support for new Java language features, including those provided by JEP-325 and JEP-330, as well as the initial support for inline parameters.

inline parameters
code completion multiple case

OpenJFX

openjfx samples

Maven

<build>
   <plugins>
      <plugin>
          <artifactId>maven-compiler-plugin</artifactId>
          <version>3.8.0</version>
          <configuration>
              <compilerArgs>
                    <arg>--enable-preview</arg>
              </compilerArgs>
         </configuration>
     </plugin>
  </plugins>
</build>
<plugin>
    <groupId>org.jacoco</groupId>
    <artifactId>jacoco-maven-plugin</artifactId>
    <version>0.8.3</version>
    <executions>
        <execution>
            <goals>
                <goal>prepare-agent</goal>
            </goals>
        </execution>
        <execution>
            <id>report</id>
            <phase>prepare-package</phase>
            <goals>
                <goal>report</goal>
            </goals>
            <configuration>
               <outputDirectory>${project.reporting.outputDirectory}/jacoco_test</outputDirectory>
            </configuration>
        </execution>
    </executions>
</plugin>

Gradle

gradle jigsaw

Other

Other enhancements broadly related to the Java area are listed below.

Web Frontend: JavaScript/HTML5/PHP

NetBeans Platform / NetBeans APIs

Appearance

Miscellaneous