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JSP Editor

Giri Thava
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Joined: Jun 22, 2006
Posts: 38
What is the best JSP Editor now available in the market? It should handle Servlets as well. I am using Windows OS.
Rusty Smythe
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Joined: Aug 09, 2006
Posts: 93

What features are important to you?

What editors have you already investigated?

Did you read the faq?
[ September 14, 2006: Message edited by: Rusty Smythe ]
Bear Bibeault
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"best" is indeed subjective. You'll need to be clearer on what you are looking for in an "editor".

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Giri Thava
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Joined: Jun 22, 2006
Posts: 38
Sorry for the bad question. I use TextPad to develop standalone java applications. I am new to JSP, though I have some knowledge on server side programming. Following are the features I am looking for in an editor.
[1] Automatic Code Generation (mainly JSP Scripts).
[2] Testing.
[3] Drag n Drop style not needed, but typing of first letter should show the possible JSP scripts.
Those are main features the Editor should support.
Bye bye
Kalyan kumar gondrala

Joined: Jul 11, 2006
Posts: 4
In Eclipse, just type a letter then press 'Ctrl + SpaceBar' and this adds the remaining for you.
Pavel Kubal
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Joined: Mar 13, 2004
Posts: 360
For JSP I'm using NetBeans.

Almost perfect autocompletion and JSP debug. I used to work with Lomboz in eclipse, but it was just syntax highlighting.
Giri Thava
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Joined: Jun 22, 2006
Posts: 38
Thanks guys for recommending these tools.
Matthew Egbers

Joined: Sep 20, 2006
Posts: 7
I think the one of the best tools for developing j2ee apps is eclipse with the my eclipse plugin. check it out It is $30 /year but well worth it
karthikeyan Chockalingam
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Joined: Sep 06, 2003
Posts: 259
Try HTML Kit which is plugin based

I agree. Here's the link:
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