April 3, 2009

See which processes are running in NetBeans

Sometimes NetBeans starts up processes in the background. For example to scan all projects for tasks or downloading indexes for a Maven repository. At the right side of the status bar we can see a progress bar when this happens:

We can click on the progress bar to see which processes are running. Another way is to select Windows | Processes from the menubar. NetBeans shows a stack of all processes that are running: