Recent NetBeans Reviews from Developers
By chhandomay on Mar 31, 2009
Subversion and Symlinks -- RobertBolton.com, 3/21
Robert Bolton has started using NetBeans for PHP coding and is generally happy with it. However, some specific behaviors in Subversion plugins and symlinks are bugging him.
on Rails IDE for beginners -- Indu's Ecosystem, 3/20
Indudhar Devanath gives a run down of Ruby on Rails IDE's for beginner, noting good support for RoR in NetBeans. He states that this Java-based IDE comes bundled with Glassfish V3 Prelude and RoR learning trails that make it an ideal choice for beginners.
3. Notepad++ for PHP development -- Codingspace.org, 3/20
Arjen de Korte has recently discovered NetBeans and finds it an "amazing software that has support for PHP code coloring, completion and step-by-step debugging using xdebug."
4. Or not aptana /o\\ -- Spoonerisms, 3/20
The blogger notes that NetBeans offers a Ruby-only install that integrated extremely well into Rails development. "I'm feeling hopeful about it," he adds.
5. NetBeans 6.7 - I Like Where Things are Going (Initial Impressions) -- Creanium.net, 3/19
John Crean is impressed with the latest version of NetBeans as it offers greater platform integration and faster accessibility. "Upon first launch, I noticed the window and all the elements in the interface had a much better look to them, one more consistent with the general OS X look-and-feel (specifically 10.5 Leopard)," he notes.
6. The new NetBeans look on OS X -- There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact!, 3/19
Ranjith Chandran downloads the latest development build of NetBeans and finds that the UI look on OS X is by far the best he has ever seen in any Java IDE. "Look-wise it rocks," says Ranjith.
7. NetBeans ahoy -- Meluski.com, 3/18
The blogger uses NetBeans as his primary development tool for PHP coding and his "mind is blown." He is also happy to notice that apart from the PHP editor working well with MAMP tools running on a Mac OS 10.4, NetBeans also features support for XDebug, "a handy application" for debugging.