How to Make the Switch to NetBeans IDE


These step-by-step guides will walk you through making the switch from other IDEs to NetBeans.

Switching to NetBeans

Tutorials, screencasts and articles about using the NetBeans IDE. To switch from other IDEs:

Eclipse Developers

You can create NetBeans projects from existing Eclipse project Java source files (and still keep your Eclipse project metadata intact).

Read Importing Eclipse Projects into NetBeans IDE.

Read Eclipse Importer Demo from the NetBeans World Tour.

Read NetBeansForEclipseUsers Wiki.

JBuilder Developers

Read How to Import a JBuilder Project into NetBeans IDE. (The article was written for an earlier release but is still generally applicable to NetBeans IDE.)

Java Studio Developrs

Java Studio Creator Developers

Read Tips for Migrating Java Studio Creator 2 Update 1 Projects to NetBeans IDE (Search NetBeans 6.1 Docs Archive)

Java Studio Enterprise Developers

Read Tips for Migrating Java Studio Enterprise 8.1 Projects to NetBeans IDE (Search NetBeans 6.1 Docs Archive)

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