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Popular free and open source Java IDE

NetBeans is a free/libre and open source Java IDE, which also supports JavaScript, HTML5, PHP, C/C++ languages. NetBeans is very popular as Java IDE in comparison with Eclipse IDE. Originally by Oracle, now NetBeans is an Apache Project.


Originally by Oracle, moved to Apache Project since 2016 and still transitioning in 2018. Documentation is available in several places:

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 November 2018.


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