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With the release of NetBeans Platform 6.9, a lot of work has been done to help Maven-based development get started on the NetBeans Platform. One related enhancement to the NetBeans team is that a technical writer (Ken Ganfield) has been assigned to work on specifically this area of the NetBeans Platform, i.e., a technical writer working on not much more than Maven-based tutorials and other documentation for NetBeans Platform developers.

The main task has involved taking some of the most widely used NetBeans Platform tutorials and converting them from being Ant-based to Maven-based. Concretely, that has resulted, so far, in the following three in depth tutorials on how to use the NetBeans Platform to create Maven-based applications:

More tutorials in this area will be forthcoming. Be aware that the above tutorials should be considered "drafts" at this point and, hence, anyone reading this is strongly encouraged to read through the above tutorials and, even better, follow the steps and provide comments... feel free to do so at the end of this blog.

Thanks Ken for these great tutorials and the work you've put into this area!


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