During release 6.8 (more at Fitness68) the performance team decided to concentrate more on the QA side of its role. We were seeking for real UI Responsiveness problems our users need to deal with. This effort has improved perceived performance significantly. On the other hand it becomes clear that there are areas where level of UI responsiveness is OK, yet the performance need to be improved. NetBeans 6.9 performance efforts will concentrate on doing exactly this.
NB 6.9 Performance Improvements
After little bit of brainstorming of possible Critical post 6.8 Topics we decided to create and execute the following plan:
To get an overall picture of what the improvements look like for the users, read the Performance Press Release. If you wonder why we started our work with a press release, read about Working Backwards.
- Post 6.8 performance topics - the base for our plan
- NB 6.9 performance plan - implementation plan
- Performance Press Release