About the Books
NetBeans Platform for Beginners
Whether a complete newbie to creating pluggable Java desktop software with the NetBeans Platform or interested in refreshing your knowledge and filling in the gaps, this is for you! The main themes of the book are modules, file systems, windows, nodes, and actions... and everything in between. Start your modular development process with the best set of texts and exercises available today.
For background on this book, read this interview with the authors, published on jaxenter.com.
Exercises in Porting to the NetBeans Platform
In this book, you will see a continual work in progress. It will never be complete! The content is determined by you, the reader. Together with the intro, the first exercise is available for free. Download it immediately to get a feel of what you can expect from subsequent exercises. Subsequent exercises will continually be added and you can determine the content of those exercises. Break your complex application problem down into a small example, contribute it to the authors of this book, and they will add a new chapter to the book explaining how to port it to the NetBeans Platform.