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Eclipse and WSAD 5.1

Helen Thomas
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What are the differences between th etwo other that the latter is a free IDE ?

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Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
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Actually, it's the former that is free
The difference is that the dollars you pay for WSAD get you a whole lotta plugins related to J2EE development/deployment/testing/whatever. Many (but not all) of these plugins are especially geared for the WebSphere application server.

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