Mastering NetBeans

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  • Install NetBeans either from a distribution package or from source code
  • Test, debug, and run production code using the NetBeans IDE
  • Use external services such as PaaS environments and web services
  • Create desktop applications using Swing tools
  • Manage and configure relational databases
  • Build a Java business model and web tiers using Java EE and Spring technologies
  • Explore web services both with XML and RESTful approaches
  • Handle external services such as databases , Maven repositories, and cloud providers
  • Extend NetBeans for those situations where you require more from your IDE

With the increasing complexity of software development and the abundance of tools available, learning your IDE in-depth will instantly increase your developer productivity. NetBeans is the only IDE that can be downloaded with Java itself and provides you with many cutting edge features not readily available with many IDEs. The IDE also provides a great set of tools for PHP and C/C++ developers. It is free and open source and has a large community of users and developers around the world.

This book will teach you to ace NetBeans IDE and make use of it in creating Java business and web services. It will help you to become a proficient developer and use NetBeans for software development. You will learn effective third-party interaction and enable yourself for productive database development.

Moving on, you will see how to create EJB projects and write effective and efficient web applications. Then you will learn how to use Swing and manage and configure a relational database. By the end of the book, you will be able to handle external services such as databases, Maven repositories, and cloud providers, and extend your NetBeans when you require more from your IDE.

  • Customize NetBeans to fit your unique needs
  • Excel in NetBeans IDE, learning the shortcuts and hidden features to become more productive
  • A comprehensive guide to become more productive at application development using NetBeans IDE
Page Count 348
Course Length 10 hours 26 minutes
ISBN 9781785282645
Date Of Publication 27 Aug 2015


David Salter

David Salter is an enterprise software developer and architect who has been developing software professionally since 1991. His relationship with Java goes right back to the beginning, when he used Java 1.0 to write desktop applications and applets for interactive websites. He has been developing enterprise Java applications using both Java EE (and J2EE) and open source solutions since 2001. He has also written NetBeans IDE 8 Cookbook and Seam 2.x Web Development and coauthored Building SOA-Based Composite Applications Using NetBeans IDE 6, all by Packt Publishing.