New Features in NetBeans IDE 8.0.1:
- Improvements in Java SE 8 embedded support
- Enhanced support for JavaTM Platform, Enterprise Edition 7
- Bugfixes in the debugging and version control systems areas
Here is the tutorial about installing NetBeans IDE 8.0.1 on CentOS 7.
NetBeans requires having the Java VM installed on machine; either JDK 7u67 or JDK 8 should be installed on machine. Guide for Installing JDK 8 on CentOS 7 .
JDK 7 Update 6 (or newer) is required to use JavaFX 2.2 (or newer) features in NetBeans IDE 8.0.1.
JDK 8 is required to use JavaFX 8 features in NetBeans IDE 8.0.1.
Check Java version.
# java –version java version "1.8.0_11" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_11-b12) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.11-b03, mixed mode)
Download NetBeans IDE 8.0.1:
Download NetBeans IDE 8.0.1; Select the package as per your requirement. Here i used whole package for demonstration. Instead of using browser, use the following command to download in terminal.
# wget http://download.netbeans.org/netbeans/8.0.1/final/bundles/netbeans-8.0.1-linux.sh
Install NetBeans IDE 8.0.1:
Once downloaded, make a package as executable.
# chmod 700 netbeans-8.0.1-linux.sh
Install the downloaded package.
The package will start the graphical installer, click next or customize the installation packages.
Accept License agreement.
Accept the license agreement to install JUnit.
Choose the location for installing NetBeans IDE 8.0.1 and the location where JDK is installed. Installer will detect it automatically.
Choose the location for installing GlassFish Server.
Click on Install to begin installation.
Installation is running.
Click on Finish.
Start NetBeans IDE 8.0.1:
Start Netbeans (Applications —> Programming —> NetBeans IDE 8.0.1).
Or from the installed directory.
You will get home of NetBeans IDE 8.0.1, confirm the installed version by going to Help —> About.