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Is Apache NetBeans free for commercial use?

Is Apache NetBeans free for commercial use?

The two base products, the Apache NetBeans IDE and Apache NetBeans Platform, are free for commercial and non-commercial use, under the Apache license. The source code to both is available to anyone to reuse as they see fit, within the terms of use.

Is Java language free?

Do you have to pay to use Java? No, not unless you want long-term support from Oracle. Starting with Java 11, Oracle provides two Java Development Kit releases, an OpenJDK build under the GPL open-source license and a commercial Oracle JDK build under a paid-for license.

Is NetBeans IDE safe?

The real Netbeans installer does not contain a virus. It’s likely that you downloaded it from a site other than the official one and didn’t get the real installer.

Does NetBeans include JDK?

NetBeans IDE supports JDK 8 features, such as lambda expressions, repeatable annotations, compact profiles, etc. When these constructs are used in your code, the IDE recognizes them, correctly highlights errors, and lets you automatically fix syntax.

Should I use NetBeans for Java?

Eclipse and Netbeans are both free, open source IDEs. Both support multiple languages, but are especially well-suited for Java.

Why is Java no longer free?

Oracle angered the Java-using community back in 2018 when it decided to stop distributing the Oracle JDK version 11 for free and charge companies a fee for commercial use (starting at $30 per desktop per year, and $300 per processor for server deployments).

Is Java free or paid?

You can download the latest OpenJDK release of Java from Oracle, for free, under an open source license from Oracle JDK 8 and Oracle JDK 11 are free for Personal, Development and other uses. Oracle JDK 17 and later release are available under a Oracle No-Fee Terms and Conditions License for all users.

Is NetBeans a virus?

The real Netbeans installer does not contain a virus.