Sun Enterprise Studio Open Sourced

Today, Sun opens their Enterprise tools to the NetBeans community. This is really good news for Java developers, since they now get a truly modular, extensible, easy-to-use and easy-to-install IDE, that features:

  • UML modelers (both ways)
  • XML tools
  • SOAP orchestration

This is obviously in addtition to the Matisse UI builder, the profiler, the J2ME development tools etc. Also, the NetBeans platform is now also being used for non-development applications (see e.g. the Stocktrader application).

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