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java code editor on linux

 
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Could someone tell me the name of a good java code editor that is available on the Linux platform (apart form VI). I have been using TextPad on windows but have recently made the move to Linux. The coding in VI is a bit of a shock.
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Originally posted by david allen:
Could someone tell me the name of a good java code editor that is available on the Linux platform (apart form VI). I have been using TextPad on windows but have recently made the move to Linux. The coding in VI is a bit of a shock.
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JEdit, its as simple as it gets, but you can plug in all sorts of goodies to make your tasks easier, download from here , JEdit
 
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Originally posted by Ta Ri Ki Sun:


JEdit, its as simple as it gets, but you can plug in all sorts of goodies to make your tasks easier, download from here , JEdit


I like Jedit a lot. The biggest benefit for me is that I can keep the same editor whether I am using Linux (like I normally use) or Windows (like I am using now). No need to relearn and unlearn habits for different editors.
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This is a good way to get flamed by the vi crowd, but I'm using Emacs with the JDE plugin. You can replace all those cryptic little vi commands with funny control/escape sequences. Plus, I think most of us are more comfortable with a text editor that escapes into command mode. Vi does the opposite, and whether it's less "natural" or I've just developed bad habits, that's been known to zap me.
Seriously, Xemacs can download/update the JDE package from the Internet. I think RedHat Linux has a copy pre-installed. It adds custom menus for wizard functions.
On the other hand, if you have at least a 600MHz machine and 300+MB RAM, you may just want to use a Java-specific IDE like NetBeans or Eclipse.
 
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Jipe 0.96 is very good.
http://jipe.sourceforge.net/
 
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