Version 5.5 FT3 Now Available
for OpenVMS AlphaServer systems and Integrity servers
OpenVMS Engineering is pleased to announce the availability of
Distributed NetBeans Version 5.5 FT3 for OpenVMS AlphaServer systems and
Distributed NetBeans allows you to run the NetBeans integrated
development environment (IDE) on your desktop system to develop
applications on a remote HP OpenVMS system.
This latest field test version supports NetBeans 5.5.1.
New Features in Distributed NetBeans Version 5.5 FT3 include:
- Support for debugging non-Java applications (C/C++, Fortran,
Pascal, COBOL, and Basic) running on the OpenVMS machine remotely
from inside the NetBeans IDE.
- Enhanced password security.
- SMB file share support for use with remote projects. The
supported SMB products on the OpenVMS machine are Advanced Server
and HP OpenVMS Common Internet File System (CIFS) Version 1.0, based
on Samba V3.0.24.
- Enhanced Remote Execute support, including foreign command
support for .EXE files and automatic prompting for parameters for
DCL command procedures and .EXE files.
- Expanded 3GL file properties support. 3GL settings are now
supported on a per file, per project, and global basis.
The NetBeans IDE, Distributed NetBeans client, and the IDE Server are
provided free of charge. Support is provided with your OpenVMS operating
system support contract and by the Distributed NetBeans development
For more information or to download the Distributed NetBeans Version
5.5 FT3 kit, please visit