Re: NetBeans IDE

From: Grant Bowman (
Date: Thu Aug 02 2001 - 18:03:26 PDT

* Eric Armstrong <> [010731 22:09]:
> Grant Bowman wrote:
> > Sun's Forte for Java is based on an Integrated Development Environment
> > (IDE) called NetBeans. The folks using this tool are open source code
> > developers, a key target audience of an OHS.
> >
> > As you can see there is active development of the feature set. Clicking
> > on "modules" from will show you the categories of
> > add-in tools available. Jack and I are already using this environment
> > for Nexist.
> Do you guys *like* this development environment. I found it
> terminally slow, and upgraded the computer system so I could
> run it. Since then, I haven't done much in the way of playing
> with it.

Jack, I can't speak for you. To be honest I am running on a slow
machine anyway and don't have as much experience with pushing IDEs to
their limits. I like the extensible architecture and the community
development around the tool. Jack and I are actually using Borland's
jBuilder primarily.

> But I can tell you that CodeGuide is a kick-butt tool that I
> will only be taken away from when it is pried from my cold,
> dead fingers. It has produced at least an 80% increase in
> productivity. God, I love it.

You mean from OmniCore?

It looks very interesting. Thanks for the tip.

-- Grant Bowman                                   <>

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