Running NetBeans from Eclipse
By Geertjan-Oracle on Jun 08, 2008
clean install nbm:cluster
And I created another new launch configuration for running it:
Both were simply copied from the Actions tab in NetBeans, from the Maven application's Project Properties dialog box. Then I simply selected my launch configuration as needed, from the handy dropdown in Eclipse (of which I have a NetBeans version, described elsewhere in this blog, that I need to upload to the Plugin Portal soon).
The first time I saw the NetBeans splash screen appear in Eclipse was pretty cool:
And here's the result, a simple NetBeans Platform application that integrates with Flickr, created (mostly) in Eclipse:
The only thing that Eclipse needs is a bunch of wizards, templates, and code generators... and then anyone could use it for creating NetBeans Platform applications.