Friday, May 9, 2008 09:44 AM
Although programmers try to be innovative, most programmers use the tools they are used to. I'm used to Eclipse (Man I haven't used VAJ in 10 years.... -- strange place to post this question).
It's probably not which IDE is better. Eclipse has the Mattise plugin for visual Swing Development. NetBeans, uses that, too. Lots of people like ineliJIdea, but it's not free. The answer is what you are comfortable with. I've written Swing applications in VI...