Java News from Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Sun's posted a beta of NetBeans 5.5. According to the web site, "NetBeans 5.5 generates JAX-WS 2.0 artifacts for Java SE 6 and Java EE 5 projects. We included Java Persistence support and support for Enterprise Java Beans 3. Additionally, there is a preview of the new Subversion support module available on the 5.5 Beta Update Center"

Sun has released the the NetBeans Mobility Pack for CDC 5.0. This pack enables you to add third-party Connected Device Configuration emulators such as the Sony Ericsson CDC Platform 1 Extension Package for the UIQ 3 SDK or the Nokia S80 into NetBeans.