Building and using ‘nbandroid’: Android support for NetBeans

by Amit

NetBeans plugins for Google Android are being developed at

The best way to try it out is to build the module suite. Here is how, (using NetBeans 6.5):

Clone the Hg repository:

Parent directory and name of the clone

After the clone is over, NetBeans will ask you to open one of the projects just cloned. As you can see there are 4 NetBeans modules and 1 module suite- suite. Select suite and click OK.

The suite project opens for you:

Right-click on suite and click Run. This will start the build.

After the build finishes, a new NetBeans IDE instance starts up and you can get started with Android development with the following document here at which has been updated for NetBeans IDE 6.5 and Android SDK 1.0.