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Dan Lewis: Programming NetBeans Platform with IntelliJ IDEA

The NetBeans Platform allows rapid construction of an application that has some advanced capabilities, including templates, undo/redo, auto update, and more. It is an alternative to Eclipse Platform for those that wish to use standard Java Swing user interface instead of the Eclipse SWT user interface. The NetBeans Platform enjoys use on many Java Swing-based Java UI applications. Unfortunately, it is coupled to the NetBeans IDE, and some developers prefer to use another IDE, such as IntelliJ IDEA. Most examples of NetBeans Platform development are illustrated using the NetBeans IDE to perform the development. Fortunately, with the help of this article, you can develop your NetBeans Platform application using IntelliJ IDEA...

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