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This page links to resources of interest primarily to developers looking to extend, modify or repackage neurospy. You'd better look elsewhere if all you want is to install and use the software.
What exactly is the NetBeans Platform and why is it important? Read the essay about the NetBeans Runtime Container by Jaroslav Tulach.
In case you're torn between LabView and a Real Programming Language, you may want to read this critique before making far-reaching architectural decisions you'll be regretting for many decades. It goes without saying that you ought to read and understand most of this first.