NetBeans Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars
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Anonymous avatar x80
Vendor
Senior Software Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Aug 30 2017

What is most valuable?

* Linux native makefile support * Simple setup * Free * Multi-project support * C++ 11 support (for a long time) * Simple project configuration

How has it helped my organization?

I use Vim for all small code changes, but I prefer using IDE for the following operations: * When I want to work on large new code, and to move/copy code from file to file more quickly. * Debugging. * Project configuration, compiler flags,... more»

What needs improvement?

Debugging: Watches, Evaluate Expression, and data inspection are limited. Memory: Still uses a lot of memory, and a little slow before starting a run or debug session. UI: Some bugs (buttons are not the same, missing edit buttons in some... more»
Anonymous avatar x80
Real User
System Architect and NetBeans Dream Team Member at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 31 2017

What is most valuable?

One of the most important features is that Apache Maven supports it. Basically, you can open any Maven project in IDE without any additional configuration.

How has it helped my organization?

For the user who chooses to use it, they can start to work on the company's projects as soon as the IDE is up and running. No additional configuration is needed, just checkout projects from the VCS server and open it.

What needs improvement?

One of main areas that the tool can improve is performance. As with any tool, there are some use cases for which improvements would be welcome.

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Real User
Java Developer at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 04 2018

What is most valuable?

* Java development support. (The Java editor is one of the best Java IMHO editors. Java projects support Ant and Maven.) * RCP support * GUI editor for Java windows * RCP support: An easy way to create your own app using NetBeans base. There... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has sped up our Java development. Regarding using Eclipse before, creating GUI forms became much faster and as well as the maintenance of them.

What needs improvement?

The background scanning of projects should be optimized after starting NetBeans. When a lot of projects are opened, it takes a little too long for NetBeans to start up. I experienced this with more than 30 projects open. However, after... more»
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Consultant
Principal Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What do you think of NetBeans?

Valuable Features Maven support Developer Productivity Server Support Complete Tool Suite Extensibility • Improvements to My Organization Developer Productivity. • Room for Improvement There are always rooms for improvement for any product. The good thing with NetBeans is that since it is Open Source, you can just go ahead and contribute whatever you want to change yourself. • Use of Solution I've used this solution for 13 years. • Stability Issues No. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support NetBeans has an extremely large and vibrant community, which makes it easy to get support. • Previous Solutions I used to use Eclipse but switched mainly because of the superior Maven support in NetBeans. • Initial Setup ...
Anonymous avatar x80
User
Programmer and Analyst with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 01 2017

What do you think of NetBeans?

Valuable Features Free, quality, easy usage Large scale of projects, templates, and coding support. NetBeans Platform can be freely used as a desktop application base. All the functionality is prepared for me. I make only the business modules. • Improvements to My Organization It has improved organizational productivity. • Room for Improvement Background scanning of sources on demand, disallowed by Options (processor usage, build cannot be deleted by the old version build). Angular2 plus its support. • Deployment Issues No. • Stability Issues Stability is OK. Any slowness is detected by NetBeans and can be reported. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: It is OK. Technical Support: It is OK. The community...
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