NetBeans is an integrated development environment (IDE) which has been developed primarily for Java, but also with other languages, in particular PHP, C/C++, and HTML5. It is also an application platform framework for Java desktop applications and others, and the NetBeans IDE is written in Java and can run on a variety of platforms like Windows, OS X, Linux, Solaris and other platforms supporting a compatible JVM.
The NetBeans Platform allows applications to be developed from a set of modular software components called modules. Applications based on the NetBeans Platform (including the NetBeans IDE itself) can be extended by third party developers.

NetBeans

Where does NetBeans install your modules?

NetBeans has a nifty little plugin capability allowing you to extend the software with your own plugins. In general you can use the plugin...
Mark Stephens
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NetBeans 7.3 release adds a load of HTML5 and…

I have been using NetBeans since 2005 and development has really accelerated in the last 2 years. I have been lucky enough to be...
Mark Stephens
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How to use Jemmy with JUnit in NetBeans

We are always constantly looking to improve and refine our testing. Currently we are looking into improving our tests for forms in our PDF...
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Why do IDEA and NetBeans give different output from…

I spend a lot of time using IDEA 11.1 or NetBeans 7.3 and switching between. So I like to be sure that they work...
Mark Stephens
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NetBeans & Project Easel for easy HTML5 debugging

The beta for NetBeans 7.3 is out and with it comes Project Easel. Easel makes debugging HTML5 projects very easy. If you have ever...
Lyndon Armitage
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