NetBeans IDE Installations
The NetBeans team has done an excellent job of making installation simple and quick. Official NetBeans installers are available for all of the major operating systems including Solaris, Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. As NetBeans is written in Java, the only prerequisite is the JDK (Java Development Kit) for Java development and the JRE (Java Runtime Environment) for Ruby, C++, and PHP development. Some JDK bundles from Oracle include NetBeans. Multiple versions of NetBeans can be installed on the same computer.
The NetBeans certification exam targets NetBeans 6.1; however, user interface continuity has been maintained throughout the 6.x release cycle. Choosing to use a more current release of ...