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Utilizing Apache NetBeans With JDK 9 [Snippet]

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Utilizing Apache NetBeans With JDK 9 [Snippet]

Here's a quick, easy way for you to build Apache NetBeans from nothing while also making use of your favorite Java 9 features.

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Did you know that you can build Apache NetBeans from scratch today and utilize the latest JDK 9 features? Here is how to do it:

Clone the NetBeans Incubator sources to your machine:

git clone https://github.com/apache/incubator-netbeans


Build using JDK 8 and Ant 1.9.9 by traversing into the cloned incubator-netbeans directory and invoking the ant build:

ant

Once the build is complete, traverse into the nbbuild/netbeans directory to see the resulting IDE build. Run the IDE by invoking the executable or shell script contained within nbbuild/netbeans/bin.

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