To help with developing Java code on the Pi I've put together a simple IDE named JBerries.
It provides a multi-window text-editing environment complete with syntax-colouring, find/replace, code-folding, bookmarks, keystroke macros and code templates. Java programs can be compiled and run as single files or as multi-file projects. Integrated error/warning handling allows problem code to be located easily by clicking the messages in the IDE's output window. Programs can be run via a terminal window or from within the IDE with output appearing in (you guessed it) the output window.
JBerries invokes the Java compiler directly using the Java tools API meaning that once the compiler has been loaded the first time, subsequent compiles should be faster providing a noticable productivity gain on using the compiler from the command line.
JBerries is written in Java Swing and has been designed to be as lightweight as possible with a memory footprint low enough to be used on a Model A. It is free software (GPL 3) and can be downloaded from SourceForge at http://sourceforge.net/projects/jberries/
There you will find a .deb file; install using dpkg:
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sudo dpkg -i jberries-1.0.37.deb
It's not NetBeans but at least it'll run on the Pi!