Apache NetBeans source and daily builds
All Apache NetBeans source code is freely available to build yourself, or you can download (unsupported) daily development builds.
Building from source
You can of course build Apache NetBeans from source. To do so:
Once you’re all set just enter the
netbeans directory and type:
antto build the Apache NetBeans IDE on JDK 8, on JDK 11 also type -Dpermit.jdk9.builds=true with the
Once built, the IDE bits are placed in the
./nbbuild/netbeansdirectory. You can run the IDE from within the
netbeansdirectory by typing
./nbbuild/netbeans/bin/netbeanson unixes (for Windows the command is equivalent).
ant trymeto run the Apache NetBeans IDE.
For details, go here: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/NETBEANS/Development+Environment
Now that you have built Apache NetBeans from source you may want to submit a pull request.
This is a list of Apache NetBeans repositories:
https://github.com/apache/netbeans The main source code repository.
https://github.com/apache/netbeans-website This website’s repository.
https://github.com/apache/netbeans-website-cleanup A repository used to clean up existing documentation from http://netbeans.org
Emilian Bold has converted the previous Mercurial repository (http://hg.netbeans.org) to git, for historical reference, and has kindly uploaded it to GitHub at https://github.com/emilianbold/netbeans-releases. Thanks, Emilian!