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could any one please let me know which is the best/good IDE for GUI development?
Frank Hale
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Joined: Mar 25, 2000
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I think its purely a matter of opinion. There are alot of good IDE's out there. My personal favorites and I've only used them sparingly are Forte and JBuilder. Now what I use on a constant basis to program is the Jext editor and the command line.
There is a good article now on which is talking about IDE's for Java. You may take a look at that to see what others are saying.
Frank Carver

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
And don't forget that JavaRanch has a search facility. If you search for the name of an IDE (Forte, JBuilder, Kawa etc.), or for "IDE", "editor" or "development envirinment", you'll find lots of previous discussions.

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