Milestone 5 of NetBeans 6.0 (Dev) is now available for download.
Additionally, NetBeans 6.0 M5 contains the following improvements:
Originally Contributed by rdemmer at 05 Dec on NetBeans News page
The NetBeans Visual Web Pack(derived from the award-winning Sun Java Studio Creator software) allows you to rapidly and visually build standards-based web applications, including support for AJAX and JSF components. Developers can now easily build next generation web apps.
The NetBeans C/C++ Development Pack provides support for a variety of C/C++ project types, and includes a makefile wizard. For a more productive developer experience, the C/C++ Development Pack includes sophisticated language model features, such as dynamic syntax highlighting, code completion, code folding and a class browser. C/C++ developers can use the NetBeans IDE, in conjunction with their specified set of compilers and tools, to build native applications.
Originally Contributed by budvar at 05 Dec on NetBeans News page