You've had some Java classes, and you're pretty good at basic coding. How do you make the leap from Java 101 to using an IDE like a professional? Here's a great book to get you on your way.
Instant NetBeans IDE How-To is for Java developers or anyone who has basic knowledge of Java but has not had much experience with IDEs; you can use this book to rapidly develop Java applications. NetBeans is an open source IDE which is known as a powerful IDE for Java application development. It allows you to write and generate smart code, and utilize drag-and-drop tools. NetBeans gives complete flexibility with full support to developers for all the latest technologies.
Instant NetBeans IDE How-To is a complete practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear step-by-step recipes, which will help you take advantage of the real power of Java technologies, and give you a good grounding in using it for your projects.
The book shows you how to develop desktop applications, web applications, enterprise applications, mobile applications, and how to deploy applications. It also takes a look at databases, validations, etc. If you want to develop a Java application with just a few clicks and write less code, then this is the book for you.
Instant NetBeans IDE How-To is written by Atul Palandurkar, an experienced developer, member of the Java User Group, Nagpur and the NetBeans User Group, Nagpur. He taught the Java EE & HTML5 Hands on Lab (HOL) using NetBeans IDE at Java One India 2013.