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Drag-and-Drop Start of NetBeans IDE

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Drag-and-Drop Start of NetBeans IDE

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Check out this 8-step guide to see how you can increase your productivity by skipping slow application redeploys and by implementing application profiling, as you code! Brought to you in partnership with ZeroTurnaround.

Here's a quick and easy way to open the IDE from your desktop.

Drag and drop a desktop icon of a file onto the NetBeans desktop icon...

...and the IDE will start up, with the specified file open in the editor. That's always been possible, but is [as far as I am aware] completely unknown.

 

The Java Zone is brought to you in partnership with ZeroTurnaround. Check out this 8-step guide to see how you can increase your productivity by skipping slow application redeploys and by implementing application profiling, as you code!

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