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Damien Howard
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Are there any free all in one IDE's for the common languages (Java, C++, etc)? Which ones are the best?
Angel Dobbs-Sciortino
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I don't do much programming in languages other than Java, but I like JEdit. It's free and not too slow to load up. It says it supports languages other than Java.
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Gregg Bolinger
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Eclipse has plugins for C/C++ and comes standard with the JDT plugin which is for Java development. Now if you are looking for a Visual type IDE, like Visual Studio, for all languages then no. That would be way too much for 1 IDE in my opinion.


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Jorge Phillips
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Joined: Jun 03, 2001
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Eclipse is a good approximation. Not only does it handle Java and C/C++ but there is some work in progress to implement a C# plugin which you can run if you download the .Net framework. I personally enjoy very much Eclipse's modular extensible nature. Within Eclipse you also have access to a wealth of SD tools (pattern interfaces, GUI generators, metric calculators, etc).
Axel Sasse
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Joined: Jul 09, 2003
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I find the komodo ide quite convenient. It is from activestate.com (approx. 21MByte to download) and comes for a 29USD fee personal license - not free literally, but very affordable with a 30 day trial period. Main focus are scripting languages (perl, python, tcl) but others are supported as well. Actually, it is my present favorite


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shai koren
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Joined: Nov 04, 2001
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I was using Netbeans for a long time (from http://www.netbeans.org/) and now later eclipse. At the moment i work with WSAD (websphere studio)and although built on top of eclipse (it is actually eclipse) i find it a bit heaveier. wasnt sure personally which of the features are part of eclipse and which are added on top.


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Pradeep bhatt
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Is Jcreator free?


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Damien Howard
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thx for the suggestions
Gregg Bolinger
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Originally posted by Pradeep Bhat:
Is Jcreator free?

JCreator is free, though with some missing features such as Code Completion, which is a biggy for me since I can't type.
They have a shareware version that is good for 30 executes with all the bells and whistles and they have the freeware version that lacks some features.
Gustavo Adolpho Bonesso
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Joined: May 11, 2002
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I[m using Eclipse and it`s a good IDE. I like it a lot... Mainly because you have loads of plug-ins that help you to improve the functionalities of core Eclipse.


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Surasak Leenapongpanit
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I think Intellij IDEA is a good IDE. It includes many intelligent features.
 
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