After downloading the full version of around 148mb that includes Java enterprise, Java Mobility, Ruby and C/C++ development support, the system is installed which takes less than 5mins on a 2GB ram CoreDuo2 notebook.
Improvement is more than skin-deep. The startup speed and performance is noticeably improved and many functions appear snappier including running java application, debugging etc. Some valuable features include powerful built-in profiler and memory detector. The editing function is also beefed up with more intelligent and smarter choice. Most editing bugs seem to be thing of the past now.
In addition, this launch include the 4th issue of the Netbeans Magazine in PDF which about 62 pages comprising of many tips on how to utilize the full-featured IDE with Ruby and others.
The scope and breathe of features are just too many to describe here. Why not just take it for a spin ? Get your download here.
Bring your Java development to the next level.