The award-winning open source integrated development environment NetBeans 6.9 beta has arrived.
The newest version of NetBeans introduces the JavaFX Composer. The JavaFX Composer provides a visual layout tool for building JavaFX GUI applications, similar to the Swing GUI builder for Java SE applications.
NetBeans 6.9 also includes OSGI interoperability for NetBeans Platform applications and support for developing OSGI bundles with Maven; support for JavaFX SDK 1.3, PHP Zend framework and Ruby on Rails 3.0.
You can learn more about the features of the latest development build at the NetBeans IDE New and Noteworthy page.