NetBeans Installation on Windows
installation process for Windows has three parts:
Development Kit (JDK)
compiler from Cygwin
- Netbeans IDE
The following notes are not detailed but should point you in the right direction for the installation.
The Java Development KitThe JDK download is found here => https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html
windows you will want to download the the Windows x64 version (unless
you are running a 32 bit version of windows. There is also a JDK
version 8u202 available.
Run the jdk-... .exe file that you downloaded. That will install the JDK.
The gnu compiler from CygwinThis video has good instructions for the installation of Cygwin => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vhyOkz0h_k
You will need to install these 4 packages from Cygwin
NetBeans Download and InstallationHere is the download page => https://netbeans.apache.org/download/index.html
On the next screen select the Binaries download zip file.
You should unzip the NetBeans Binaries zip file into a logical location where you can find it again.
unzipped netbeans folder will contain a bin folder with the
netbeans.exe executable file that you will use to run NetBeans.
This video, referenced above, shows how to setup NetBeans to reference the Cygwin compiler.