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Best IDE

Rajith Gamage
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Joined: Jun 17, 2010
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What is the best IDE for java Development ? Netbeans , Eclipse or IDEA ??
Joachim Rohde
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What is the best coke to to satisfy somebodys thirst? Pepsi Cola, Coca Cola or Afri-Cola? You can't say. It's a matter of personal taste.
Lester Burnham
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It's extremely rare that a single "best" of anything exists, since N people are bound to have at least N opinions of what is "best".
Peter Johnson
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Please scan through this forum (or search "eclipse netbeans") - this same question comes up about every couple of weeks so you should be able to find many opinions on this topic. Here are some to get you started:

http://www.coderanch.com/t/504681/vc/ide
http://www.coderanch.com/t/502977/vc/Suggest-me-IDE
http://www.coderanch.com/t/515265/vc/Eclipse-more-powerful-than-netbeans


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