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Choosing among IDEs!

Tulsi Rai
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Joined: Jun 26, 2002
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Hi All,
there are some IDEs out there namely Eclipse, IntelliJ, GEL, NetBeans, Forte. I would appreciate if you could advise me as to which IDE would be good decision to use in the long run and why? in terms of Features/Capabilities, ease of use, support and other factors. One of the features i would like to have is J2EE compliant.
[ August 12, 2004: Message edited by: t ray ]
Jeanne Boyarsky
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For full J2EE support, you are likely to have to pay money. What J2EE support do you need: EJBs, JSPs ... ?

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Tulsi Rai
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Joined: Jun 26, 2002
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yes EJB, JSP and Servlets pretty much all the components of J2EE.
Masoud Kalali
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Joined: Jul 08, 2004
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hi , i think you take a look at
if you need full j2ee support and you want pay for it
i suggest WSAD , best for j2ee developing for me
but jdeveloper 10g , BEA weblogic Workshop , sun one are othe item which you can try , WSAD (web sphere application developer) from ibm is one which has good designer tools included , support for desiging Struts ,Jsf applicaton and many more , also its based on eclipse , so you can use all eclipse plugins on it (compatible plugins )

Masoud Kalali
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