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Visual Studio Code vs IntelliJ IDEA – Which is best for Java devs?

When you spend more time in front of your code than you do with your family, you can officially call your IDE (Integrated Development Environment) “home”. Most developers invest quite a bit of time and energy in customizing their digital work environment with plugins, modules, and eye-friendly color themes. After all, it’s where they “live”.  If your IDE is your ...

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OfficeFloor IntelliJ Plugin

OfficeFloor is now available to develop within IntelliJ. While the plugin was originally developed for Eclipse, we have now isolated the functionality into IDE agnostic bundle.   This means with a bridging implementation, it is possible to port the OfficeFloor plugin to other IDEs. However, for now we are content with Eclipse and IntelliJ for OfficeFloor development. Though if you would ...

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Memory Efficient: Eclipse vs IntelliJ (Android Studio)

Eclipse and IntelliJ are the two competing IDEs in the industry. There are lot of passionate discussion going in the social media, forums to declare the winner in this race. We thought it would be a fun exercise to study which IDE utilizes memory efficiently? Study To conduct this study, we used Eclipse Java EE Oxygen Release Milestone 2(4.7.0 M2) and ...

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The Best Java IDE

In this post, we will check the The Best Java IDE for desktop, web and mobile Java integrated development environments. There are free Java IDEs available for design, development, and testing of desktop, mobile and web applications. Table Of Contents 1. Overview 2. The Best Java IDEs 2.1. Desktop Development 2.2. Web Development 2.3. Mobile Development 3. Summary   1. ...

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Apache NetBeans 11.1 Just released!

The Apache NetBeans proudly announced the long expected release of Apache NetBeans 11.1 that has a plethora of exciting new features including Payara integration out of the box for the first time, with thanks to the Payara team! You can download it here https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb111/nb111.html Bellow are all the new exciting features this version has to offer! Java EE The highlights ...

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14 Useful (and Free) Plugins for Eclipse IDE

1,667 available plugins and solutions on the Eclipse marketplace online! By the time you read this there are probably even more. If you venture beyond the official marketplace you will find hundreds of other plugins developed to be compatible with your Eclipse IDE. Sounds like a classic first-world problem; too many plugins to choose from. Most of the available plugins ...

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IntelliJ IDEA vs Eclipse: Which Is Better for Beginners

Any discussion comparing IntelliJ IDEA and Eclipse for Java development can be tricky because it’s sticky. The IDE I mean. An IDE is what we in marketing call a sticky product. Once someone starts using it they stick to it and rarely switch. IDE users turn into something evolutionary anthropologists refer to as “fanboys”. IntelliJ loyalists scoff at Eclipse fanboys, ...

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Eclipse Foundation Specification Process Step-by-Step

Scientific progress goes “boink”? – Hobbes The Eclipse Foundation Specification Process (EFSP) provides a framework and governance model for developers engaged in the process of developing specifications. Specification: A specification is a collection of related artifacts. The EFSP defines a specification as a “collection of Application Programming Interface (API) definitions, descriptions of semantic behavior, data formats, protocols, and/or other referenced ...

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Apache NetBeans (incubating) 10.0 Released

The Apache NetBeans proudly announced the release of Apache NetBeans (incubating) 10.0. Finally the first Apache NetBeans incubating release with full support for Java SE, PHP and JavaScript development You can download it here: https://netbeans.apache.org/download/nb100/nb100.html Apache NetBeans (incubating) 10.0 constitutes all but the enterprise cluster in the Apache NetBeans Git repo, which together provide the NetBeans Platform (i.e., the underlying application framework), ...

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