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Information About NetBeans IDE Archived Modules and Features

Some features available in earlier versions of the NetBeans IDE such as UML and Visual Web pack have been removed. The FAQ links below offer more information about options for developers who want to continue using these technologies with NetBeans IDE.


After NetBeans 6.9, no further development of Ruby is planned. Please see the Ruby Support FAQ page for options on using Ruby in NetBeans.


This module is no longer in the installer bundle, but there is a possibility that it will be updated and included in future releases. We recommend NetBeans IDE 6.7.1 for developers who want to use the IDE for SOA development. NetBeans IDE 6.7.1 is still available for download at

SOA Documentation for NetBeans IDE is available in a downloadable zip archive:


This module is no longer available and no further development is planned. Please see the UML Support FAQ for developer tool options.

Visual Web module

This module is no longer available and no further development is planned. Please see the Visual Web Support FAQ for options using currently supported developer tools.


Java FX support was removed from the IDE. If you want to use Java FX 1.3.1 and older, use NetBeans 6.9.1.


The NetBeans IDE no longer contains the option to connect to You can still use the bug tracking and Hudson integration to connect to any non-Kenai instance of those services. To work with until it goes offline in 2011, use a respective module on the Development Update Center.


After NetBeans 6.9.1, the JUnit libraries are moved from the standard distribution of the IDE to the Update Center. Please see the JUnit Installation FAQ page for details on how to install the JUnit plugin.

GlassFish 2.1 and earlier

After NetBeans 6.9.1, support for GlassFish 2.1 and earlier is moved to the Update Center. To work with GlassFish 2.1 and earlier, download and install a respective module using the IDE's Plugin Manager.

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