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NetBeans IDE 7 Cookbook by Rhawi Dantas

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Using GWT as a web framework

Google Web Toolkit is an open-source development toolkit with Java APIs that help developers easily build dynamic web pages. Development takes place in Java, but the output is JavaScript/AJAX code, abstracting all the quirks that are related to JavaScript development.

The toolkit also provides a widget library that can be extended according to the needs of each developer and each project.

With a third-party plugin called GWT4NB, it is possible to integrate GWT with NetBeans to have all of the facilities from within the IDE, just like a normal NetBeans project.

Currently GWT4NB is only available to the previous version of NetBeans, version 6.8, so if you wish to use the plugin please download NetBeans 6.9 and proceed ...

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