Since 1998, NetBeans has grown from a student project into an award winning Open Source project, IDE and application platform. With millions of downloads a year worldwide, the NetBeans community boasts an active and diverse following of software developers, students, instructors and partner companies. Throughout the week, visit this page for unique content-video greetings, community profiles and more-that will highlight some of the key initiatives and dedicated individuals whose contributions have kept the NetBeans momentum going strong.
Source: NetBeans. (22 October 2008). Retrieved from