NetBeans IDE 6.5 Released
By Jiri Sedlacek on Nov 19, 2008
Today the NetBeans IDE 6.5 has been released at http://www.netbeans.org. In this version the profiler introduces some new features, the most significant are:
- Profiler remote packs are generated by the Attach Wizard, no additional downloads are needed for remote profiling
- HeapWalker tool got significant performance improvements and some usability tweaks
- Table view has been added to the threads monitor
In the 6.5 release the profiler also adds an experimental support for HP-UX (PA-RISC 32bit, 64bit) and Phone ME Advanced (Windows x86, Linux x86) platforms. Also, almost 100 bugs have been fixed to deliver the best quality product.
A good starting point for new profiler users is the Introduction to Profiling Java Applications in NetBeans IDE document. Experienced profiler users will appreciate the new document describing Profiling Points feature: Using Profiling Points in NetBeans IDE.
To get a general information about the new NetBeans IDE release see the NetBeans IDE 6.5 Release Notes. To get detailed information about new profiler features and bugfixes see the NetBeans profiler 6.5 Release Notes.