NetBeans is the official IDE promoted by Sun and now Oracle, for Java projects. Latest available version is NetBeans 7.3.


In similarity to Eclipse, on opening a POM, NetBeans switches to a POM-specific view. By default, four tabs are displayed. Source displays the text content of the POM. By the way, the Navigator frame displays the POM as a tree as shown in the following screenshot:


Navigator frame in NetBeans 7.3

Another view, Effective, displays the effective POM. A virtual left column is added, to know the source of each block: this is useful for projects with complex or multi-level inheritance. The Graph view displays a graph ...

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