Switch to NetBeans IDE
More and more developers are interested in switching to NetBeans IDE and taking advantage of all the features available right out-of-the-box. That's why we, the NetBeans community, launched this website. Read these developers' stories and learn why they switched to NetBeans IDE. Learn how NetBeans IDE improves developer productivity and how easy it is to make the switch.
Why Switch to NetBeans IDENetBeans provides you with a rich set of features and a more productive work environment than other IDEs. And it just works: you do not waste your valuable development time searching for plug-ins. NetBeans IDE allows you to create state-of-the-art Java applications whether they be standalone, web tier, mobile or J2EE.
Hear From People Who Are SwitchingWe've heard from many people who are switching from Eclipse and other IDEs. Read their true stories and learn why they are making the switch.
Make the Switch to NetBeans
In direct response to developer demand for an easy migration away from Eclipse and other IDEs, NetBeans offers the Eclipse Project Import Module for a simple, easy-to-implement transition of Eclipse-based projects to the NetBeans IDE.
Read more on How to Make the Switch.
Join the NetBeans Community
There's a lot going on in the NetBeans community. To help you stay on top of the latest developments, you can check out the NetBeans Roadmap, subscribe to the NetBeans newsletters and chat with other developers. You can also contribute to the NetBeans community by submitting website content, editing the newsletter, and contributing code.
Find out more on the Community pages.