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Best IDE for developing JSFs

Larry Nelson

Joined: May 06, 2006
Posts: 2
What is the best IDE to use for developing JSFs for beginners and does your book cover an IDE to use for JSFs?
Adeel Ansari
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Joined: Aug 15, 2004
Posts: 2874
Not sure about the book. But Studio Creator is your best bet. Otherwise you can use JDeveloper or the appropriate eclipse plugin.
Susanne Jarl

Joined: Feb 21, 2006
Posts: 5
I want to recommend Exadel Studio pro. It supports facelets and hibernate and more. I think it's easier to use with other open source projects.
[ September 12, 2006: Message edited by: Susanne Jarl ]

Chris Schalk
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
Posts: 62
My recommendation is to try out a few JSF IDEs and see which one fits your needs. Chapter 17 provides a review of how to build the same minimal app in several of the most popular IDEs that support IDEs. These include Studio Creator, Exadel, BEA Workshop, IBM Rational Web Developer, and Oracle JDeveloper.

Bassem Zohdy

Joined: Jan 09, 2010
Posts: 2
Hi All
I think this post is very old, what is the best JSF IDE now?
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
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Bassem Zohdy wrote:Hi All
I think this post is very old, what is the best JSF IDE now?

It is old. We call this "Waking up a Zombie" and we'd rather you didn't do that (see the Javaranch FAQ). But it's too late for this thread, so...


An IDE is no substitute for an Intelligent Developer.
I agree. Here's the link:
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