The NetBeans IDE 5.0 includes Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) development capabilities. This new release not only enables developers to develop applications in the web tier, but also includes Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs) and web service development capabilities.
The NetBeans IDE is a single platform with out-of-the-box development capabilities and support for enterprise (J2EE 1.4) applications and web services, mobile or wireless Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) applications and services, and desktop Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) applications. The robust open-source Java IDE has everything that Java software developers need to develop cross-platform desktop, web, and mobile applications straight out of the box.
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