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The Definitive Guide to NetBeans™ Platform by Heiko Boeck

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Chapter 16. From Eclipse RCP to the NetBeans Platform: Let's Abandon SWT!

T his chapter guides the migration of applications developed on top of Eclipse RCP to the NetBeans Platform. Related differences between the Eclipse IDE and the NetBeans IDE are also highlighted where appropriate in migrating an application from Eclipse RCP to the NetBeans Platform.

The NetBeans IDE

This section introduces techniques, fundamental characteristics, and functions of the NetBeans IDE. It helps smooth the transition from the Eclipse IDE to the NetBeans IDE, and provides an introduction to the NetBeans Platform.

Standard Components

Table 16-1 provides a basic overview of where you can find the windows and functions you know from the Eclipse IDE.

Table 16.1. The NetBeans ...

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