This week Sun Microsystems launched a beta of NetBeans 6.1, the next version of its Java-based, open source integrated development environment (IDE).
Other changes include support for the latest version of Ruby on Rails and the Spring Framework, plus improved sharing tools as well as ClearCase, AXIS and SOAP UI update center modules.
More information on the new version and the beta download can be found here.
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