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How to use Aspose Maven Project Wizard on NetBeans IDE

Aspose Maven Dependencies Integration with NetBeans IDE

This plugin facilitates the integration of Aspose maven dependencies with the NetBeans IDE.

Aspose Java API's maven dependencies are available through Aspose Cloud Maven Repository.

Plugin provides the Aspose Maven Project wizard for easy creation of Aspose maven based project that will contain required Aspose APIs maven dependencies and any other configurations.

How to Install Aspose Maven Plugin for your Favorite NetBeans IDE

This step by step tutorial will demonstrate you from the installation of the plugin to using Aspose Maven project wizard to create Aspose maven based projects.

The Aspose Maven Project Wizard plugin can be directly downloaded from plugin portal website, and then can be installed in NetBeans IDE (ToolsPlugins > Downloaded > Add plugin).

This plugin is also available on the NetBeans Plugin Portal Update Center. For convenient installation of this plugin

  1. Use 'Tools > Plugins' action from the NetBeans IDE main menu
  2. Click 'Available Plugins' Tab and type 'aspose' in search box. As shown below:
  3. Select 'Aspose Maven Project Wizard' plugin and click Install
  4. Accept license agreement - MIT License for this plugin and Click Install as shown below:
  5. This will trigger installation of the plugin and you may be asked to 'Continue' and also 'Finish' the installation after which you can start using the plugin in NetBeans IDE without any restarts.

The Plugin will introduce a new project type –  Aspose API for Java Integration with Jetbrains IDEAspose Maven Project – inside 'Maven' category on New Project (Wizards) dialog in NetBeans, which will allow you to create Aspose Maven based Java projects inside the IDE.

 Aspose API for Java Integration with Jetbrains IDEAspose Maven Project

The Wizard allows developers to create Maven based project for using Aspose APIs inside NetBeans IDE. The desired Aspose APIs can be selected on wizards steps to include the maven dependencies in your creating maven based project

  1. Select New Project from NetBeans File menu
  2. Under Maven category of Wizards, select 'Aspose Maven Project'
  3. Click Next.
  4. Provide a Project Name and Location just like when creating any Java application.
  5. Also provide Group Id, Artifact Id, Version and Package (optional field) for your maven project and click Next.
  6. Select Aspose API(s) from the list.
  7. Click Finish.
    This will retrieve the selected Aspose APIs latest maven dependencies references from Aspose Cloud Maven Repository.

Congratulations! you have successfully created Aspose maven based project for your selected Aspose APIs using Aspose Maven Project wizard inside the NetBeans IDE. 

One cool thing, every time you create Maven project using the wizard will create maven project containing latest maven dependencies for the selected Aspose APIs along with the Aspose Cloud Maven Repository configuration in the pom.xml. See the snapshot below:

Thanks to Aspose Maven Project wizard Plugin !

Now the created Aspose maven based project is ready to be enhanced as per your project's development needs inside the NetBeans IDE !


Last edited Feb 9, 2015 at 5:13 PM by AdeelIlyas, version 26