Recent NetBeans Reviews from Developers
By chhandomay on Mar 13, 2009
to NetBeans from Eclipse IDE -- Now Talking!, 3/10
Louie Miranda tried NetBeans after hearing positive feedback on the CakePHP mailing list and concluded, "For now, I am saying goodbye to Eclipse and will be switching to NetBeans!"
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March -- Dante's Journal, 3/9
Dante Daffodil used NetBeans to make tight and portable Java-based web pages and programs. He liked that NetBeans not only supported C++ applications, but it could also make portable codes.
3. NetBeans - Working with XML Schemas -- Java Hair, 3/9
While working with XML schemas, Robert Nocera used NetBeans to generate a Canonical XML Schema and found that because NetBeans provided 3 different views to work with, the conversions were much easier.
4. Creating Scrollable JDesktopPane on NetBeans -- Sidudun, 3/9
Arif N. used NetBeans for creating a Multiple Document Interface application, and found it made Swing GUI development "far easier." Arif also shared the source code of what he developed.
5. NetBeans as a platform for software -- Miscellaneous notes from BM, 3/9
The blogger evaluated NetBeans as a platform for creating plugins and applications, and said, "quite nice stuff, technically way better than Eclipse and overall impression is pleasant."
6. RubyMine, an IDE for Ruby, Rails and so much more -- The dynamic programmer, 3/9
The blogger discussed his RubyMine experience, and said, "NetBeans with Ruby support was the one that provided the best IDE experience so far." He also included a list of the shared features of RubyMine and NetBeans that he liked the most.
7. NetBeans IDE 5.5 final with all add ons -- Rapid Leech, 3/8
The blogger reviewed NetBeans 5.5, and praised the IDE for its ability to install quickly and run on a plethora of platforms.
8. Simple web project file management -- Delicious robots blog, 3/8
In sharing his file management system for personal files, Stephen A. said he uses NetBeans 6.7 M2 as his personal IDE and was happy to see that it offered excellent PHP / HTML support. Stephen included his source code as well.
9. NetBeans Eclipse Comparison -- Technology, Architecture and loads of fun...., 3/7
Senthilkumar Ravindran had low opinions for non-Eclipse IDE's before using NetBeans 6.5, but found NetBeans was superior in UI, UML modeling, and greater focus on J2EE environments. He concluded his post by saying that he looked forward to seeing a "David vs. Goliath fight" between NetBeans and Eclipse.
10. NetBeans 6.7 M2, PHP and Remote Development -- Kingdom of Roi, 3/5
Roy Buyuksimkesyan liked using NetBeans so much he decided to give up on other tools - Zend Studio and VI. Roy enjoyed the NetBeans UI and useability on his Mac, but disappointed it did not have a remote server explorer and couldn't open files by just browsing the file explorer.