NetBeans IDE 4.1 Release Candidate is now available for download and with its advanced J2EE and EJB support, it offers some serious competition to the commercial products.
You can download just the NetBeans IDE 4.1 RC Installer (46.49 MB) or
the NetBeans IDE 4.1 RC + AS 8.1 Bundle Installer (94.41 MB) or the
NetBeans Mobility Pack RC Installer (18.26 MB).
Work done on the 4.1 Release Candidate consists mainly of stabilization
of the core and on performance. The
final release is scheduled for mid-May.
What do you think? With NetBeans 4.1’s capabilities available for free, would you still consider buying products like IDEA, JDeveloper, JBuilder, etc.?
>> 4.1 Release Plans
>> 4.1 Docs & Support
>> NetBeans 4.1 RC1 Download:
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