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Best IDE

Rajith Gamage

Joined: Jun 17, 2010
Posts: 19
What is the best IDE for java Development ? Netbeans , Eclipse or IDEA ??
Joachim Rohde
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Joined: Nov 27, 2006
Posts: 428

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

Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 1337
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

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5852

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:

JBoss In Action
I agree. Here's the link:
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