This week's book giveaway is in the Cloud/Virtualization forum.
We're giving away four copies of Kubernetes in Action and have Marko Luksa on-line!
See this thread for details.
Win a copy of Kubernetes in Action this week in the Cloud/Virtualization forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Developing editor  RSS feed

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 582
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Dear all,
What do you use when develope SCJD assignment?
Now, I am familiar with Eclipse, IDEA, UltraEdit and TextPad.
Could you recommend what is better to use, please?

thanks
daniel
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 131
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Well since the requirement is to write everything by your own hands, I personally don't like using IDEs because I don't want it to generate any code or set classpath by accident and end with an automatic fail.

I use EditPlus. Same deal as TextPad.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 1033
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Originally posted by Anna Kafei:
Well since the requirement is to write everything by your own hands, I personally don't like using IDEs because I don't want it to generate any code or set classpath by accident and end with an automatic fail.

I use EditPlus. Same deal as TextPad.



I use jEdit, its written in Java, so it's portable, its free, and it has plugins for Ant and CVS. It also has a good error list and does syntax colouring for Java and XML. I used to use TextPad, its faster, but not portable or free.
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 19
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

I use jEdit, its written in Java, so it's portable, its free


You make it sound like everything written in Java is portable and free

I use eclipse because that's what I'm used to. I just have to be careful not to use any of the code generation features. I find it really handy for running unit tests. I'm using Ant to build and package my submission.
[ October 11, 2004: Message edited by: Rob Shields ]
 
ranger
Sheriff
Posts: 17314
11
IntelliJ IDE Mac Spring
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
You can use any IDE, just don't use it to develop the SWING part, what I really mean by that is don't use the graphical designing tools of an IDE< you can still use the IDE to hand code that stuff and be ok without the IDE putting in code that you wouldn't have written.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 175
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I use Jedit and JBuilder. Jedit is sometimes a bit of PITA, but as an editer JBuilder is definitely a much better editor, I will not use the IDE though. Both are free.
[ October 11, 2004: Message edited by: Inuka Vincit ]
 
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!