Before I get started, I’ll preface this with the fact that, I have been using the NetBeans IDE for a little less than 6 months; but for that period of time, I have grown to like it very much. These are the top features I have found which allowed me to become instantly productive.
The general idea is to read a Google Spreadsheet through PHP and save user submitted form data via the Google Documents List Data API. By doing this, you can quickly view all the submissions at a glance and you are also able to export CSV files of the data. Using Google Docs gives you and your clients a quick and easy interface to interact with form data.