NetBeans 6.1 Beta is out!

by Amit

I installed the NetBeans 6.1 Beta and here are some features I personally have found working or am looking forward to play with them:

  • Performance Enhancements
    • Up to 40% faster startup
    • Smarter parsing so that code completion is faster
    • Less memory consumption
  • New MySQL Support in Database Explorer
    • Register MySQL servers
    • View, create, and delete databases
    • Easy launch of the administration tool for MySQL
  • Java Beans Support
    • Bean Patterns in Navigator
    • Generate Bean Property
    • BeanInfo Editor

For a complete list of all the new features, visit

Download the beta from here at