C++ with Netbeans in Windows
The C/C++ plugin in Netbeans for Windows uses the development tools found in Cygwin.
GNU C++ compiler (g++), make and gdb are found in cygwin which can be downloaded from http://cygwin.com/,
- Download setup.exe from the cygwin site
- Run setup.exe and choose to install g++, gdb and make (inside devel category)
- Add cygwin_dir/bin directory to environment PATH variable
- In Netbeans, install C/C++ plugin