Should add jEdit.
Should add jEdit.
The first Java IDE I used was BlueJ; we were introduced to java this way at university. I wasn't a fan though, Eclipse is the bizz.
However I would like to try some other IDEs out; eclipse does have a few annoyances and I probably don't use 95% of its features. Something more streamlined with easier GUI control would be of interest.
I use Eclipse because that is what my professor wanted us to use.
I'm surprised how few use IntelliJ IDEA, particularly since they now have the free Community Edition.
I guess people stick with what they know and the most popular IDEs get the most exposure.
I Use Oracle JDeveloper Oracle JDeveloper Software What I really enjoy about it is the GUI designer
Wooo!!! Dr. Java!
When I had started learning JAVA in school, two years ago, the teacher had given a CD for everyone to download that includes the editor, compiler and object creator (I don't know what you would be calling it)
Even today I don't know what that program is and I do not wish to write a JAVA program using a notepad and compile it on a DOS screen. Can anyone suggest me a freely downloable program on the net that has all the features?
Eclipse and netbeans are supposed to be good die's, I'm sure if you read through a bit of this thread you can find people thoughts on the two, possibly even installation links and tutorials.
i started using eclipse, and i'm liking it so far, much better than JDeveloper
I've been using Dr. Java with the Eclipse compiler. It's free, fast and reliable.
If you take a look at all of the above IDE's you can look them up in google and read about them. Reviewing this thread you might find people expressing their thoughts on each of them individually but the truth is you need to find which one is best for you. Reading about them on the website and downloading them for a quick test drive is really the only way to know for sure which one is right for you.
I've been using Wordpad through nearly all my coding, from Pascal through Basic/C/ADA/Lisp/ASM and now Java. Among those, only Pascal and Lisp have been sans-Notepad, since those came with their own editor that had to be used.
I'm relatively new to OO coding. University we are taught to use BlueJ as that is what the content is based on using.
Otherwise I would probably use NotePad++ with Java Lexicon or Eclipse as they seem to have a good following
I use notepad++ !
I use eclipse because everyone says it's the best IDE around. I also tried BleuJ, but eclipse looks way more professional :)
I use BlueJ, cause its simplistic, and you have to write your own code. In Eclipse you keep getting tempted to try out the drag-and-drop options, and you never really learn anything.