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Netbeans and IntelliJ

Mike Hepwort h
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Joined: Jan 19, 2005
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The development group that I work with has long used IntelliJ as the IDE of choice. With the downturn in the economy I am always looking for ways to cut costs. A couple of the team members have been looking at NetBeans as an alternative. We use the refactoring tools extensively and love the plugin features. How does NetBeans compare to IntelliJ for these two features? Thanks for all of your hard work.
David Heffelfinger
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Joined: Jul 08, 2004
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I'm sure IntelliJ Idea is a good IDE, as evidenced by the legions of fans it has. I haven't personally tried it, as I tend to prefer open source tools such as NetBeans.

NetBeans has good refactoring capabilities as well, but I can't compare them with IntelliJ since I haven't used it myself.

I would suggest you download NetBeans and give it a try, that way tou can make an informed decision.

David


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