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What IDE Do You Use Everyday?

01.12.2010
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Recently German Java developer site JAXenter ran a poll to find what the most popular Java IDE was.  The results were pretty close, with Eclipse just edging it with 4% more votes than NetBeans. I'd like to see what the DZone community would vote as their IDE of choice.

I know it's not the most original poll, but the past year has seen many developments that could change the Java IDE landscape. For example, IntelliJ are providing a free edition, NetBeans had it's 6.8 release while Eclipse has also moved along to it's 3.5 version. 

Last year, I gave my five reasons for Eclipse being my choice for development, while Adam Bien provided his reasons for choosing NetBeans. Feel free to leave comments about why you chose the IDE that you did.

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Jörg Buchberger replied on Thu, 2010/01/14 - 4:26pm in response to: Adam Metzler

Adam,

I'd consider these search terms a much more fair choice.
I bet you agree ;-) despite the results.

Ian Skerrett replied on Thu, 2010/01/14 - 4:30pm in response to: Henk De Boer

The most popular Eclipse package is for Java EE developers, over 1.6 million downloads since September, so I guess someone is using it.

Henk De Boer replied on Thu, 2010/01/14 - 4:40pm in response to: Ian Skerrett

The most popular Eclipse package is for Java EE developers, over 1.6 million downloads since September, so I guess someone is using it.

Good observation ;) Still, since one can install MyEclipse on top of Eclipse Classic, or use the MyEclipse all-in-one installer, it still seems hard to say whether WTP or MyEclipse is used more often.

Sven Reimers replied on Fri, 2010/01/15 - 3:40pm in response to: Simon Ibarra

Try http://nbandroid.kenai.com - really promising I think still there is a lot to do...

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