In this chapter, we will cover how to get started with NetBeans, topics covered in this chapter include:
Starting NetBeans for the first time
Configuring NetBeans for Java EE development
Deploying our first application
NetBeans tips for effective development
NetBeans is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and platform. Although initially the NetBeans IDE could only be used to develop Java applications, as of version 6 NetBeans supports several programming languages, either by built-in support or by installing additional plugins. Programming languages natively supported by NetBeans include Java, C, C++, Ruby, PHP, and Groovy. Developers can ...