Announcing the release of the IDE for Spring '09!  The latest release of the Eclipse plug-in for development contains the following major new features:

  • Apex Editor Code Assistance provides Apex code completion suggestions for user-defined classes, system classes, and schema objects.  Real-time code parsing highlights syntax errors and updates the outline view as you type.
  • New Metadata Support in Spring '09 adds Custom Sites, Customer Portals, and Partner Portals, as well as enhancements to Schema Objects, Profiles, and Reports.
  • Spring '09 Upgrade Wizard seamlessly upgrades any project created in the Winter '09 (v14) IDE.
  • Documentation and User Assistance adds the Web Services Developer's Guide to Eclipse online help, featuring everything you need to know about creating Web Service API clients and writing SOQL queries.

Find all the details in the IDE for Spring '09 Release Notes.

Ready to upgrade?  Just open the Start Page (Help > Show Start Page) and click Check for UpdatesDetailed instructions.

First time user?  Follow these instructions to get coding with the IDE for Spring '09.

Want to learn more?  Read An Introduction to the IDE or visit the IDE home page.

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