Netbeans 6.0b1 on Vista - first smoke test

I just downloaded the zip Netbeans 6.0b1 distribution and installed it on Java 6 / Vista. First impressions:

  1. The L&F is nice and clear. It integrates seamlessly with vista (transparency etc.).
  2. The multiple monitor support works. I dragged a single editor to another screen - useful feature.
  3. Full screen (alt + shift + enter) support works on both monitors.
  4. Import from Netbeans 5.5 works. I imported the whole 5.5.1 workspace (several Java EE 5 projects) without problems.
  5. Startup time (18 seconds with 40 Java EE projects on my 2.4 Ghz Core Duo) and editor performance/responsiveness were improved significantly compared to daily builds from last week.
  6. SVN works out of the box. I checked the marker annotation pattern to p4j5 with Netbeans 6b1.
My favorite feature is: alt + insert.


It works nice on Vista x64 too, and pretty fast on my new and shiny Core 2 Duo CPU with 8 gigs of RAM. :)

Posted by Vladimir Sizikov on September 18, 2007 at 03:10 PM CEST #


8 gigs RAM? You have a mac :-),


Posted by Adam Bien on September 18, 2007 at 03:32 PM CEST #

8 gigs RAM?

or a Dell (eg Precision 690)

Posted by Adrian M on September 18, 2007 at 04:41 PM CEST #

Funny, guys... :)

Posted by Vladimir Sizikov on September 19, 2007 at 12:16 PM CEST #

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