Oracle JDeveloper: Good, bad or indifferent

Discussion in 'Java' started by JT, Jun 29, 2007.

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    JT Guest

    Hi everyone,

    I installed Oracle JDeveloper yesterday and I'm wondering if anyone else
    has recent experience with this IDE. Is it worthwhile to try to learn
    the product, or should I stick with NB or Eclipse? While I am not
    prepared to go back to using an IDE, it seems that in order to stay
    current I need to have some level of experience with most of the common
    IDEs which exist today. My work has decided to go with a Sun dev
    environment, and this means NB so I may focus on that,but I'd like to be
    able to recommend alternatives.
    JT, Jun 29, 2007
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    stefanomnn Guest

    Hi, currently i use jdeveloper, and i think it' the best choise if you
    have to work with OC4J application server or oracle database. it
    offer features such us creating EJB from db table, very very useful.
    jdeveloper has also a good support for main frameworks, such as JSF or
    struct. at least, there are a lot of examples on oracle site
    as simple java coding, it' s a bit worse than eclipse, very bad
    automatic completition in jsp. but if use oracle db and OC4J, it is
    the best i think.
    stefanomnn, Jun 29, 2007
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    Roedy Green Guest

    I have heard it is good product IF you are working with Oracle
    databases. Like most of these products, the one you are most familiar
    with is the one you can make sit up and beg, and therefore appears
    vastly superior to everything else.

    See for some of the alternatives.

    The one I am using is Jetbrains IntelliJ. Its biggest drawback is the
    Roedy Green, Jun 29, 2007
  4. It is not as widely used as NetBeans and Eclipse, but if you like
    it then use it.

    If you need (for reasons I do not understand) to know all Java
    IDE's for job reasons then you probably should know JDeveloper
    and IntelliJ.

    =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Arne_Vajh=F8j?=, Jul 1, 2007
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