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Average score 3.19 (based on 53 votes)

given by Bilfurd on February 22, 2007

While I understand that many people consider Eclipse to be the de-facto Java development platform, NetBeans fits the way I work. In my opinion, NetBeans is more intuitive and just as powerful as its competitors.

When starting Java, I suggest developers try both Eclipse and NetBeans before choosing their development environment.

given by DevMan on June 2, 2007

I tried NetBeans but it didn't work out for me. That's why I use Eclipse. But NetBeans really has some nice features so you have to decide yourself which one to choose to match your needs.

given by ToOLs on November 1, 2007

My favourite Java IDE. I agree with Bilfurd and fully recommend trying latest version.

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given by Anonymous on October 23, 2008

I love NetBeans! Where Eclipse is unintuitive NetBeans is not. It even has a gui editor that created all the GUI code foe you!

given by JH on February 19, 2009

This is a great IDE for Java. I didn't like Eclipse so much, but this one does everything I want it to.

given by DigitalFox on April 3, 2010

Excellent editor, also for PHP.

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