How to Download and Install NetBeans IDE on Windows 10

What is NetBeans IDE?

NetBeans IDE lets you fast and easily variety of development such as Java desktop, mobile, web applications, and HTML5 applications with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. It also provides a great set of tools for PHP and C/C++ developers. NetBeans IDE is a free and open-source and has a huge community of users and developers around the world. 

Benefits of NetBeans IDE

Best Support for Latest Java Technologies

It is the official IDE for Java 8. With its editors, code analyzers, and converters, can quickly and easily upgrade applications to use new Java 8 language constructs. 

Fast and Smart Code Editing 

NetBeans IDE is much more than a text editor, its Editors indents lines, matches words and brackets, and highlights source code syntactically and semantically. It also easily lets to refactor code, with a range of handy and powerful tools, and also provides code templates, coding tips, and code generators.

Easy and Efficient Project Management

Keeps a clear overview of large applications, with ample of folders and files, and millions of lines of code is a daunting task. It gives different views to dada, from multiple project windows to helpful tools for setting up applications and managing them efficiently. 

Rapid User Interface Development 

By using editors and drag-drop tools in the IDE, design GUIs for Java SE, HTML5, and Java EE, PHP, C/C++, and Java ME applications quickly and smoothly. 

Write Bug-Free Code

To identify and fix common problems in the code, its static analysis tools, especially integration with the widely used Find Bugs tool. 

To get a NetBeans you need to have a Java jdk File:

Steps to download JAVA JDK file

Step 1: Go on the browser and type in the URL “JAVA SE”

Step 2:  In the search click on the very first link “Java SE- Downloads| Oracle Technology Networks| Oracle”

Step 3: Click on the “Download” option.

Step 4: Below is the Java SE Development Kit check the radio button of the “Accept License Agreement” and select Platform and version as per the requirement. Here to for windows click on the “jdk-12.0.2_windows-x64_bin.exe”.

Step 5: Go on the Downloaded file open jdk file “jdk-12.0.2_windows-x64_bin.exe”.

Step 6: A popup opens, click on “Yes” opens. Setup starts.

Step 7:  click on the setup and click the “Next” button.

Step 8: On a window select path to save jdk files, set the path and click on the “Next” button. Installation starts. 

Step 9: After installation click on the “Close” button. 

Step 10: Now go in C Drive. Click on the “Program Files”, then click on “Java”, select “jdk File” and then copy the whole path and go in the Computer Properties. 

Step 11: Go in Advanced Settings, click on the “Environmental Variables” and paste a new path. Click on “Ok” and then Close.

Steps to Download NetBeans IDE

Step 1: Go on browser and type NetBeans, click on the first search “Welcome to NetBeans”

Step 2: Click on the “Downloads”.

Step 3: New window opens with 2 Apache NetBeans version. Click on the “Apache NetBeans 11 feature update 1 (NB 11.1)”, and click on the “Download” button. 

Step 4: New window opens double click on the “Binaries” option.

Step 5: On the new window, click on the very first link. 

Step 6: After download, open it in the folder. And extract the file by right click on it. 

Step 7: Go in the file, click on “Bin”, select “netbean64” and right-click on it and select “Run as Admin”.

Step 8: After installation go it the tools of NetBeans, download the Plugins you want to work. And then activate all plugins.

To know more about Download and Installation of NetBeans IDE watch our YouTube video: https://youtu.be/OSxx3EbhmkM