NetBeans 6.5 Supported Platforms

Java SE

  • 6.0 - Full test on Win, Linux, Solaris, Mac platforms
  • 5.0 - Sanity test on Win, Linux, Solaris, Mac platforms
  • 7.0 - Sanity test on Win, Linux, Solaris platforms
  • JDK 6U10 - Sanity test on Win, Linux, Solaris platforms using JDK6U10 Beta or later build. To be used as main JDK after U10 release
  • Open JDK - Sanity test on Win, Linux, Solaris platforms

Testing is done on Java SE update release available no later than 1 month prior RC1. 32bit JVM is the priority. 64 bits JVM will be tested if time permits

Operating Systems

Check specifics of Java SE on particular OS

Windows Linux Solaris Mac OS X
Full test Windows XP Pro SP3 Ubuntu 8.04 OpenSolaris 2008.05 (Indiana) 10.5 Intel
Acceptance test Windows Vista Business - - -
Automated test - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Solaris 10 SPARC -

32 bits OS are priority ones, 64 bit OS will be tested only if time permits

Default L&F on each OS are:

  • Vista - Aero
  • Linux, Solaris - GTK (set in JDK and IDE). GTK requires at least Java SE 6.0 Upd 1
  • Mac - Aqua

Servers and tested Java EE versions for particular servers

Full test Glassfish v2(J2EE 1.4 + Java EE 5), Tomcat 6.0 (Java EE5 + persistence in web, JAX-WS), JBoss 4.2
Sanity WebLogic 10 (J2EE 1.4, JavaEE5), Tomcat 5.5, JBoss 5.0 (J2EE 1.4), Glassfish v3, JBoss 5 Beta
Acceptance AS 8.2 PE (J2EE 1.4 + persistence in ejb, web projects, JAX-WS), WebSphere 6.1


Full test JavaDB(supplied with IDE), MySQL 6.x, Postgres SQL 8.x
Sanity test MS SQL Server 2005, Oracle 9,
Acceptance Oracle 10


Full test CVS 1.12, Subversion 1.4.6, Mercurial 1.0, Rational ClearCase V7.0
Sanity CVS 1.11

Emulator Platforms of Mobility Pack

Supported SDKs:

  • Sun Java Wireless Toolkit 2.5.2 for CLDC - Windows and Linux version - BUNDLED
  • Sun Java Toolkit 1.0 for CDC
  • Sony Ericsson UIQ 3.0 + M600 Extension Package / P990 Extension Package
  • RICOH SDK 1.14
  • Nokia Series 80 Platform SDK's for Symbian OS for Personal Profile
  • Java ME SDK 3.0 (CLDC/CDC)
  •  ??? Acadia (Java FX Mobile)
  •  ??? Support for phoneME (CLDC) and phoneME Advanced (CDC) - nice to have

Other 3rd party SW

  • Apache Ant 1.7.0 or later (any final version released before we go into high resistance mode)

Web Browsers

Windows Vista Windows XP Linux Solaris Mac OS X
Full test IE 7 IE 6/Firefox 2.0 Firefox 2.0/3.0 Firefox 2.0/3.0 Safari latest
Sanity test - Firefox 3.0 - - -
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