NetBeans is an integrated development environment (IDE) for developing primarily with 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.


Customising your keyboard shortcuts in NetBeans IDE

One of my favourite features of NetBeans IDE is the ease with which you can customise the keyboard shortcuts. This feature is accessed from...
Mark Stephens
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Setting up VisualVM in under 5 minutes

It’s hard to put a label on VisualVM – it has a profiler, but it’s more than that. It also has tools for tracking...
Sam Howard
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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 “Cannot locate java installation in specified jdkhome”?

I recently came across this message when opening NetBeans after updating my Java version. Cannot locate Java installation in...
Leon Atherton
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