A Java-based IDE that allows to develop applications from a set of modular software components - modules, used for developing Java desktop apps. It has a structured interface, which allows to use this tool in project management. NetBeans also supports PHP, C/C++.
|Developed by||NetBeans Open Source Community|
|Latest stable version||NetBeans 8|
|Used by||Oracle, Edaptive Computing, Inc., MuleSoft, Inc.|
NetBeans started out as a student project named Xelfi. The first commercial version of the project was bought by Sun Microsystems in 1999 and later by Oracle in 2010.