Is there any documentation on freeform projects, or samples?
Yes. There is a module Freeform Project Extras on the update center which contains technical documentation, extra tools, templates, and samples for working with freeform projects.
You might also want to look at the following documents for additional information on importing and configuring freeform projects:
- Advanced Free-Form Project Configuration
- Importing a 3rd Party Project as a NetBeans Free-Form Project
Applies to: NetBeans IDE 5.x and later