Netbeans IDE is a popular Source code Editor and IDE for most java languages. It supports with below languages

Base IDE for the below type of frameworks and tools

  • Java SE
  • Java EE
  • Javascript and HTML
  • Php
  • JavaFX

It is developed as Opensource with an Apache 2.0 license.

It is very useful for JAVA developers and J2EE Developers


  • Auto Suggestions
  • Code Completion
  • Built-in Build Tools: It supports Gradle, Maven, and Package managers such as npm grunt and bower
  • Support all popular languages
  • Integration with Source Code repositories such as git, svn, and Perforce
  • Extend features using plugins and there are a lot of opensource free plugins
  • Has support for full-stack technologies
  • Friendly GUI and also support with shortcut commands
  • Debugger

What are Netbeans used for?

Netbeans IDE is an Editor and Integrated Development Environment for Java developers to write code faster and debug Java applications. It increases productivity.

It’s primarily used by JVM languages such as Java. But It has support for Javascript, Typescript, Kotlin, Scala, and Groovy.

with all its basic and advanced features, It improves developer productivity and helps developers code applications faster.

Is NetBeans only for Java?

Netbeans supports Java language natively for the development of Web, Enterprise, Mobile, and Desktop applications. it supports full-stack application development including javascript and HTML5. It also supports other languages by adding plugins for

  • NodeJS
  • C/C++
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Angular
  • golang