NetBeans is an cross-platform open source Java-based IDE. NetBeans was originally developed by Oracle but was picked up by the Apache Foundation in late 2016. Netbeans supports a wide-range of projects and languages, from C++ desktop applications to HTML5 based websites. NetBeans has a full range of plugins you can install which can expand NetBeans' versatility. This WikiBook will teach how to use NetBeans, the tools included like the drag-and-drop Swing builder, and setting up NetBeans for different project types. This WikiBook will not cover the Java language in depth. If you want to learn the Java language you can read the WikiBook Java Programming