Posted by felipeal
on March 8, 2006 at 9:36 PM PST
After struggling for a desnecessary while (and they said Mac OS X is the better platform for Java developers...) I've figured out how to install NetBeans 5.5 Enterprise Preview on Mac OS X...
I'm writing the web services material for Globalcode 's brand new course on Java Enterprise development, so I decided to give NetBeans 5.5 Preview/Glassfish a try (after all, WS with annotations is one of the ease-of-development promisses of Java EE 5).
Currently, I have 2 systems: a Pentium III Linux desktop and a G4 Powerbook; I'm trying to use the Powerbook as primary development machine, so I went to NetBeans' site but for my (not so) surprise, there was no Mac OS X version (as there is no Mustang build as well...); OTOH, the release notes (http://www.netbeans.org/community/releases/55/relnotes.html ) said:
NetBeans Enterprise Pack is also known to run on the following platforms:
*some unmentionable OS*