lea_hazel: Neuron cell (Science: Brains)
lea_hazel ([personal profile] lea_hazel) wrote in [community profile] java_dev2012-01-25 12:50 pm

A shot in the dark...

I realize this community hasn't been updated in almost a year, and that it only has a few members. However, I'm going to risk it and attempt a shot in the dark.

I was a Java developer a few years ago and I haven't touched it in a while. I never had an IDE installed on my home computer, since I've never needed one. Now I'm suddenly feeling a strange craving to mess around and code something, for my own amusement. Can anyone recommend a lightweight, freeware IDE that I can use? I've been thinking of maybe installing IntelliJ.
moonplanet: Stargate Atlantis, slightly edited screenshot (stargate-atlantis)

[personal profile] moonplanet 2012-01-28 03:28 pm (UTC)(link)
I've never used IntelliJ, but why not install it if it seems interesting?
Mostly I've used Eclipse myself, but that was because many people at university were using it, but that's very lightweight (though it's free).
moonplanet: Stargate Atlantis, slightly edited screenshot (stargate-atlantis)

[personal profile] moonplanet 2012-01-28 03:29 pm (UTC)(link)
I mean, Eclipse is NOT very lightweight!