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Old 01-09-2003, 12:41 PM   #1
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survey - what java ide do you use? (only free ones plz)


I'm starting with java and I'd like to have a good java IDE thx
 
Old 01-09-2003, 05:55 PM   #2
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I started to use Netbeans. < www.netbeans.org >
 
Old 01-09-2003, 07:48 PM   #3
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I use Sun ONE Community Edition (by the way, there is also a Windows version, but the Linux version is much faster, at least on my computer).
 
Old 01-09-2003, 10:19 PM   #4
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There is also a windows or linux version of netbeans. This is because these are Java applications. You just need the runtime plugin and the sdk downloaded first.
 
Old 01-09-2003, 10:48 PM   #5
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Forte used to be crappy, but the new Sun One IDE is really nice. I think it's better then eclipse.

You might also want to consider using something a little more light weight like vim. I personally have a hard time using one of those IDE's that tries to think for you. Plus there is usually a pretty big learning curve to get over before you actually become productive with an all-in-wonder IDE. One thing I will say is that Sun One has a nice debugger that is easy to use.

hope this helps,
cludwin
 
Old 01-10-2003, 12:45 AM   #6
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Thumbs up Eclipse

Hi,

I recommend Eclipse.

http://www.eclipse.org

Its Open-source, free, runs on Win32, Linux, Solaris, etc. Its implemented using SWT which is more responsive than Swing. The standard version allows you to develop standard J2SE apps. I use it (GTK version on Linux) to develop my Swing apps.

However, for quick hacks, I use nedit (syntax coloring is all I need).
 
Old 01-10-2003, 01:03 AM   #7
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I use JEdit
www.jedit.org

It's the java text editor for programmers. It's plugin base and extremely customizable. When you use for the first time, you may not like it because you don't know all the features, which plugin is good, which plugin is for what stuffs like that. But once you know all of its features and plugin, you can do everything you want.
 
Old 01-10-2003, 07:37 AM   #8
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Yeah! Jedit rocks!
 
Old 01-10-2003, 04:12 PM   #9
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only tried netbeans myself
 
Old 01-28-2003, 10:36 AM   #10
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I use jEdit
 
  


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