Can someone recommend a good IDE for writing pure Java applications and JSP applications on Mac OS X? If nothing like this exists, I'd love to know what people consider a good Java-savvy text editor (other than BBEdit, it doesn't impress me). Many Thanks.
Well, there's of course Apple's Project Builder, which has nice text editing features, but I've never done a pure-java project with it, so YMMV. For a straight text editor (that becomes an IDE due to the vast library of terrific plugins), I'd try JEdit.
I use IDEA at work (Windows XP Professional), and I ran it at home once just to try it on OS X; once I had it running, it worked as well as it does at work. For any assistance you might need to run it under OS X, check the newsgroups at news.intellij.net via your favorite newsreader. I'll summarize IDEA by saying that it is very powerful and feature-rich without getting in the way at all! Finally, the price, $400 when not on sale, is virtually impossible to beat! Craig
<potential-advertesque-thing> A lot of our customers have reported that Oracle9i JDeveloper works well on MacOS X with a little bit of tweaking. You can download it free from http://otn.oracle.com/software/products/jdev/content.html </potential-advertesque-thing> Brian [ August 23, 2002: Message edited by: Brian Duff ]
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