Ok a very short follow up on my previous Netbeans 6.5 impression. Previously I stated that I had some serious problems with the debugging. It failed to indicate which line I was on.
After some research and some more debugging this only appears to happen when debugging jsp files or jspf files. For a beta that is something I can live with. Beyond that the debugger works like a charm.
I did however found some other issues:
- Randomly crashes when right clicking in the project view, seems to have something to do with the parsing of the tree that renders the window.
- You cannot use code completion inside a switch clause. The autocomplete crashes.
- Random crashes when debugging and selecting static variables for modifying their values in code.
To be fair I have to say I never got Netbeans itself to crash. But you do get an exception window that asks you to file a bug report.