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eclipse vs Jbuider

Simon Xu
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Besides the open source and pluggin, what are the advantages for eclipse, compared with Jbuilder? Thx
Matthew Phillips
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From what I have read, the refactoring tool in JBuilder is not as good as the tool in Eclipse.


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Simon Xu
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how about the performance (speed)?
Lasse Koskela
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Originally posted by Simon Xu:
how about the performance (speed)?
My experience has been that Eclipse beats the rest in performance ("measured" as GUI responsiveness), but it's been a while since I've used other IDEs so things might have changed. I'd suggest trying them out -- all vendors provide at least a trial download for their IDEs.


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Jeroen Wenting
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OTOH, if you like GUI builders and wizzards to do things for you, Eclipse might not be for you.
There are less fancy stuff generating reams of code (though there are probably a lot of plugins for it or you could write one yourself).


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