Spring Netbeans Module - plugin detail

Provides support for the Spring Framework in older versions of the Netbeans IDE (5.5,6.0). The Spring Framework plugins are now integrated within the Netbeans IDE since version 6.1 and no additional plugins are required. Also, please post comments about the integrated Spring Framework support to the nbusers@netbeans.org mailing lists, and submit issues using the tracking system at http://www.netbeans.org.

NetBeans Plugin - Spring Netbeans Module
Plugin owner: craigmackay
Website: http://spring-netbeans.sourceforge.net/
Added: 2007-04-03
License: Apache License V2.0
Downloaded: 37,376 times
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The module provides the ability to select the Spring Framework when creating web applications in older versions of the Netbeans IDE(5.5,6.0). The module also adds third party libraries, configures the web.xml, and registers an XML catalog which provides code completion in Spring configuration files.

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Problmas instalando el plugin de Spring en Netbeans 8

Some plugins require plugin org.netbeans.modules.editor.deprecated.pre61settings to be installed.
The plugin org.netbeans.modules.editor.deprecated.pre61settings is requested in version 1.0. The following plugin is affected:       Spring Framework Support
Some plugins require plugin Editor Library to be installed.
The plugin Editor Library is requested in version >= (release version 1) but only (of release version different from 1) was found. The following plugin is affected:       Spring Framework Support
Some plugins require plugin XML Text Editor to be installed.
The plugin XML Text Editor is requested in implementation version 4. The following plugin is affected:       Spring Framework Support Some plugins not installed to avoid potential installation problems.
Posted by Susanita_2017 on Jun 06, 2017

Problem When Installing This Plugin

Hello, I'm Ruli from Indonesia.
I've try to install this plugin in my NetBeans IDE 6.0.1, but there's appear message that contain the following text: "Cannot read NBM 1196642071301_spring-support-plugin-1.1.nbm because error in opening zip file". I've already has a zip file of Spring Framework. How was that happen (appear error message)? How the way to install that plugin in NetBeans so that I could use Spring Framework as a choice when I create a web application? Plese, help me...
Thank's before for yours help. Sorry if my English not good.
Posted by ruli on Jul 05, 2008

How to give my feedback?

Hi there,

you should update the feedback link to the netbeans site here:
because there is no such a tracker on sourceforge ...

My 2 questions:
Is it possible to refactor a class and the plugin will make the changes to the xml?
Do you looked into geertjans nice work here (for the SpringRC):

Posted by peathal on Jul 03, 2008

Very Nice

I've used Eclipse/SpringIDE and didn't like the fact that it couldn't even attached the basic Spring jar files to a project nor could it add folders and modify the web.xml or automatically create a servlet. And when I asked in the forums if they planned on doing this since Netbeans could, I was told to use Netbeans. So here I am using Netbeans :D

Great Job!!! Keep up the good work.
Posted by cmattmiller on May 29, 2008

Good work,...

... I really enjoy where this plugin is heading. It's not yet next to SpringIDE / Eclipse, but it's a good thing to start with on NetBeans. :)
Posted by kawazu428 on Jan 14, 2008

Support requests

All plugin support requests must be submitted using the sourceforge bug tracker including all relevant details (specific version of IDE, environment, when the problem occurs, etc).

Posted by craigmackay on Jan 08, 2008

Re:Spring Netbeans plugin error

I have the same error, already you know how load the Spring Framework correctly.
Please answer me.
Posted by jgomezc on Jan 07, 2008

Spring Netbeans plugin error

I tried to install Spring Netbeans plugin on netbeans 6.0 but got the following error:

Plugin Spring Framework Support cannot match its dependencies:
module org.netbeans.api.java/1 > 1.13.1 module org.netbeans.libs.javacapi > module org.netbeans.modules.editor.lib/1 > module org.netbeans.modules.editor/3 > module org.netbeans.modules.java.source > module org.netbeans.modules.projectuiapi/1 > module org.openide.awt > module org.openide.loaders > 6.7.1 module org.openide.nodes > module org.openide.text > 6.16.1 module org.openide.windows > 6.18.1
Posted by msincuba on Dec 18, 2007

Netbeans 6 support

There is an updated version of the module on the sourceforge site that supports 6.0. It does not work on 5.x, so I have not updated the plugin portal download. As soon as the Netbeans 6.0 version is officially released I will update the version that is available on the plugin portal. Until then it can be downloaded from the sourceforge site at:

Sourceforge Dowload
Posted by craigmackay on Sep 05, 2007

NetBeans 6 support

What will it take to make this compatible with NetBeans 6? It is a useful plugin.
Posted by kurtrisser on May 31, 2007

This is good framwork

This framework can do everything without doing any thing.
Posted by vivek_patel49 on May 23, 2007