NetBeans 101 Series

There’s always a learning curve with every new program and NetBeans is no exception.

NetBeans 101 is an introduction on how to use the Netbeans IDEto develop programs. We will look at the how, the why and the where of the IDE and answer questions like “What does this do?”, “How do I configure it?” and “Why would I need it?”.

If you haven’t used an IDE previously this series will guide you through how to use NetBeans effectively and efficiently. Conversely, if you’ve used an IDE in the past, like Delphi RAD Studio or Microsoft’s Visual Studio, this series will show you where to find things and how to integrate them into your project. And, if you already use NetBeans, there may be tips, tricks and easier ways to do things you didn’t know about.


An IDE is much more than a text editor. The NetBeans Editor indents lines, matches words and brackets, and highlights source code syntactically and semantically. It lets you easily Refactor code, with a range of useful and powerful tools, it also provides code templates, coding tips, and code generators.

We’ll also look at writing programs with NetBeans. How to use the Testing plugins. How to write plugins. How to use the Team facilities like Git and BitBucket. Connecting to Databases like MySQL. Creating Templates, using and editing Code Templates and much, much more.

There will be a separate video for each item so you won’t have to trawl through hours of video to find the section you want.

Come along for the ride!


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