NetBeans: Introductions to the Open-Source Project, More Than an IDE

“NetBeans is more than an IDE. It is also an open-source
project, community, and a rich client application platform. There
is certainly more to NetBeans than just a free IDE. In this new
series of articles about NetBeans I hope to introduce you to not
only the NetBeans IDE but also the project as a whole.

“The NetBeans IDE is an open-source IDE supporting Java Mobile,
Standard, and Enterprise editions. It also supports development of
NetBeans Rich Client Platform, HTML, XML, JavaScript, and other
scripting languages and technologies. The IDE itself is a NetBeans
RCP application…”


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