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Swing GUI :: Plugins for Eclipse

Bhavik Patel
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Joined: Jul 12, 2004
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can any one suggest me the best plugin for eclipse 3.1 that i can go for to develop swing based application.I saw a lot of them out there.. i am confused..

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Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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Personally, I've never used a GUI-Builder, if that's what you are looking for - I've always hand-coded my GUIs, and it worked really well.

Having said that, there is a lot of fuss about Matisse, so Matisse4Eclipse might be worth a look.

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Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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I agre with Ilja. I haven't met a GUI builder that writes code the way I would. It always ends up being a big mess of code that looks nothing like the MVC code that you would write that is easy to maintain outside of the GUI Builder. But then again, I will be honest the stuff that Visual Studio creates for VB UIs, isn't pretty code either, that is why they even hide that code when you use Visual Studio.


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R Joshi

Joined: Feb 21, 2006
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Try this
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