Using NetBeans to develop JavaFX [was: Removing obsolete NetBeans IDE files from jfx source repo (JDK-8223375)]

Neil C Smith neil at
Sat Jul 18 11:02:48 UTC 2020

On Sat, 18 Jul 2020 at 00:34, Kevin Rushforth
<kevin.rushforth at> wrote:
> I can open and navigate javafx.base just fine, since it doesn't depend
> on any other modules. When I open any file in that
> relies on javafx.base, it can't resolve it, so it shows a whole pile of
> errors in the file,
> Is anyone else using NetBeans for developing JavaFX itself (as opposed
> to developing an app that uses JavaFX)? Or has everyone switched to
> IntelliJ? I'd like to stick with NetBeans, but will need a solution (or
> viable workaround) to this problem.

If you haven't already, please also cross-post this on our (NetBeans)
dev@ list at Apache.  Be good to see if we can get this looked at for
12.1 over next few weeks.

Best wishes,


Neil C Smith
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