The next release of NetBeans (8.2) has a cool new build-in support for Docker.
Get latest NetBeans development build here.
But since I switched to native Docker integration on my Mac the connection broke as now Docker communicates via socket instead of docker-machine URL:
NetBeans would like to get a valid http or https URL, thus this URI scheme is currently not supported:
But with help of socat (e.g. via
brew install socat) you can create a TCP port (e.g. 9090) listening on localhost attached to the Docker socket to establish a bidirectional connection:
socat tcp-listen:9090,fork UNIX:///var/run/docker.sock
Now we are talking