Top 10 NetBeans APIs

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The following screencast series introduce you to the main NetBeans APIs, why you would use them, and how to get started doing so. It assumes no prior knowledge of the NetBeans Platform. In fact, the whole series is created for complete newbies.

Note. The screencast series was created in 2008. Parts of it are out of date, though all of it is still worth watching. Links to each part of the 2008 series are found below.

Two more recent screencasts, created in 2013, discussing the principles of how standard Java desktop applications can be ported to the NetBeans Platform, are found below:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/rKL_dShhbkA

http://www.youtube.com/embed/EwwxKlVYfJI