Most good IDE's will do this. But I always feel you should write these by hand anyway - good builds are worth the effort. With generated ant file you are always running the risk of subtle errors, such as different versions of the same package being included in the classpath and so on.
Using the last Netbeans 3.6 Full completion on all levels! ant.netbeans.org/servlets/ProjectDownloadList Get the anttoolbar.nbm Get the ant-grammar-release36-*.nbm Get the ant-docs-release36-*.nbm Install them via the Tools/Upgrade Center : Manual selection Enjoy!