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NetBeans IDE 8 Cookbook by Rhawi Dantas, David Salter

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Chapter 1. Using NetBeans Projects

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Creating a Java application
  • Creating a Maven application
  • Using Maven projects
  • Creating a Free-Form application
  • Creating a library
  • Importing an Eclipse project

Introduction

The NetBeans IDE is a free, open source, Java-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that is used the world over to develop Java, PHP, C/C++, HTML, and other applications.

One of the first tasks when using NetBeans is to create projects or libraries or import projects from Eclipse. In this chapter, we will discuss how to create different types of projects based on different build tools (NetBeans, Maven, and Ant), how to create class libraries, and how to import both existing Eclipse and Maven ...

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