Chapter 11. Real-World Application Development: Let's Understand the Development Cycle!
T his chapter shows how to create and configure a real application based on application modules, including customizing the NetBeans Platform to fit particular application needs. Finally, the chapter shows how to create an application distribution that can be shipped to end users.
To deliver modules as complete and standalone applications, create a NetBeans Platform Application. This project type, similar to a Module Suite, is a container for application modules, providing configuration environments for the product. Normally, an application is created before the modules that define it, which are added to the application afterward. Application modules ...