[Biojava-l] Re: JDK1.4 and IDE's

Simon Brocklehurst simon.brocklehurst@CambridgeAntibody.com
Tue, 05 Jun 2001 14:17:28 +0100

Arnon Klein wrote:

>  Seems to me that most people working on non-unix platforms use IDEs.
> I haven't seen anyone writing java code with notepad (or other text
> editors), and then run javac from the command line... I myself have
> been converted from being an Emacs enthusiast to preaching the gospel
> of IDEs - it's a matter of productivity; it's nice to have an editor
> that knows Java, it's nice to be able to browse classes and objects
> and change them on the fly, or generating javadocs and browsing them
> with a press of a button.

Hi Arnon,

emacs/xemacs can be made into an excellent IDE for Java by using JDE?
It's at


Simon M. Brocklehurst, Ph.D.
Head of Bioinformatics & Advanced IS
Cambridge Antibody Technology
The Science Park, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, UK