Figure 1-1. The NetBeans 7 IDE's main window initially presents a Start Page tab.
If you've worked with previous versions of the NetBeans IDE, you might want to
click the Take a Tour button to learn how version 7 differs from its predecessors. You
Working with NetBeans 7
NetBeans presents a user interface whose main window is divided into a menu bar, a
ing about NetBeans, accessing your NetBeans projects, and more.
To help you get comfortable with this IDE, I'll show you how to create a Hel-
loWorld projectthatreuses Listing1-1 'ssourcecode.I'llalsoshowyouhowtocom-
pileandrunthe HelloWorld application.Completethefollowingstepstocreatethe