Re: Java Editor with Auto-complete.

Daniel Pitts <>
Sat, 13 Oct 2007 09:57:10 -0700
riva wrote:

I use GNU/Linux. I had programmed in Java writing source code in Vim.
But the huge number of classes and methods is really daunting, and
auto-complete feature really comes in handy. I learned about the IDE's
like Netbeans and Eclipse, but they are too much ``feature-rich'' for
my use. Moreover, they ask me to write in the code they want, not the
way I want it. I found that for Windows there is an editor which is
JBuilder, which auto-indents, auto-completes and highlights too. Is
there any such editor available for GNU/Linux?

Personally, I prefer IntelliJ IDEA, but its a commercial product and
probably two feature rich (whatever that means) for you. It supports
some very nice things, like refactoring, J2EE support, auto-completion,
auto-creation (use something that doesn't exist yet, and it'll help you
create it if you want), and much more.

It does cost a bundle though. If you can get your company to pay for it,
its worth it. If not, then Eclipse and NetBeans are descent enough. If
they "force" you do write your code in a particular way, then its
probably the right way to do it. Otherwise I couldn't see them forcing it.

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