An integrated development environment (IDE) or interactive development environment is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development.

IDE

Setting up VisualVM in under 5 minutes

It’s hard to put a label on VisualVM – it has a profiler, but it’s more than that. It also has tools for tracking...
Sam Howard
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Debugging Java – what is the difference between a…

This blog article was posted in response to a question on our forum about the difference between our debug and non-debug jars. We you...
Mark Stephens
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4 reasons to upgrade to IDEA 10.5 for your…

Jetbrains have released version 10.5 of their commercial Java IDE. I currently use version 10.0 so was intrigued to see what a 0.5 update...
Mark Stephens
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I have a love/hate relationship with my IDE

For development I have access to 3 Java IDEs – Eclipse, IDEA and NetBeans, but for general development, I have tended to stick to IDEA....
Mark Stephens
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