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sarah Marsh
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Hello,
What are other good editors for JSP except JBuilder?
What are other good editors for XML except XMLSPY (the font is
too small for the free version)?
 
Winston Smith
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I used to use JGrasp, just a no-frills, plain editor which has some nice features and doesn't require much learning. If you're a point-and-clicker, and you like alot of automated features, you might try NetBeans (it comes bundled with the j2sdk1.4.2). I just started using it and it's mildly annoying (with the pop-up method calls, etc.), but overall, it's pretty straightforward. As soon as I figure out how to get rid of all the pop-up help dialogs, I'm sure I'll give it the thumbs up!
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Jeroen Wenting
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for XML, take a look at XMLWriter (http://www.xmlwriter.com).
I used XMLSpy, found it highly annoying. It also refused to uninstall cleanly, leaving all file associations intact after uninstalling and a load of crap on the machine besides that...
I now use Eclipse mainly for both JSP and XML editing though, with TopStyle Pro (http://www.bradsoft.com) for HTML and CSS editing.
 
Gert Cuppens
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For JSP I use Gel (downloadable at http://www.gexperts.com).
For the moment I'm also using eclipse, but I still prefer Gel for the JSP's instead of the system editor Eclipse provides for the JSP's.
 
Faisal Khan
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Originally posted by Gert Cuppens:
For JSP I use Gel (downloadable at http://www.gexperts.com).
For the moment I'm also using eclipse, but I still prefer Gel for the JSP's instead of the system editor Eclipse provides for the JSP's.


I use Eclipse, with Lomboz (have also subscribed to MyEclipse but that does not yet work with M8 - at least I was unable to configure it). The advantage of using the Eclipse framework is that you have a variety of plugins that you can make use of and the chances are you will find a JSP editor you like.
Personally, I don't like the idea of having to use separate editors for HTML, XML, JSP, Java etc - thus willing to sacrifice some of the nice features of editors like Homesite and have an integrated environment.
HTH
 
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