Here is a simple question that probably (and hopefully) should generate some discussion: Which Java development tool/IDE is the best? That is what reasons are there for using one or the other, I mean there are a few: Visual Caff�, J++, J builder, etc. Give me your views, and reasons /Mike
If u want to create easily a pretty GUI, FORTE(tm) for java is useful. u draw ur GUI then select the events ur components need and a great part of the code is generated automatically. and above all it's free on the sun java site.
Actually we have a WHOLE forum dedicated to this conversation call "IDE's and other Tools".
However per: JavaWorld Editors' Choice Awards ceremony at the JavaOne Conference and Expo in San Francisco, June 4-8. And the finalists are: Best Java IDE Borland JBuilder 4 Enterprise, Borland Software Forte for Java 2.0, Sun Microsystems VisualAge for Java 3.5, Enterprise Edition, IBM
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