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NetBeans reviews and compare

NetBeans is an integrated development environment for Java. NetBeans allows applications to be developed from a set of modular software components called modules. NetBeans runs on Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux and Solaris.

Cons

  • NetBeans IDE is a little bit slow to load.
  • Takes up more memory than lighter IDEs.
  • Advanced tools and features require some training.

Website

netbeans.apache.org

Plugin

1,084 Plugins

Programming Languages

  • Java
  • PHP
  • C
  • C++
  • HTML5
  • Javadoc
  • Javascript

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Pros

  • NetBeans IDE has many integrated development modules, especially for Java
  • It has an easy to use Swing GUI design tool to build user interfaces through dragging and dropping components, such as Buttons and Textboxes.
  • It auto completed code and gives programmers a list of possible code fragments to choose from, even as they type.
  • It debugs and gives hints on optimizing code, and even inserts the right code.
  • It has version control, and many other advanced tools.

Developer

  • Apache Software Foundation
  • Oracle Corporation

Available language

28 languages

Cost

Free

Development status

Active

Hard disk space

750 MB of free disk space

RAM

512 MB

Processor

800MHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent

Size

~94.06MB

Source model

Open Source

Initial release

License

Apache_License

OS Supported

  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Linux
  • Solaris

Price

$0

Stable release

October 3, 2016

Written in

Java