This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Jack, If you call new File() without specifying a path, the IDE uses the current working directory. I don't know where that is for NetBeans. You can find out by writing: System.out.println(file.getPath());