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is it an good idea to use jbuilder 8 to develope games? is it even possible to use jbuilder 8 with java2d and java3d? what kind of IDE do you guys use [edited by - fitore on December 24, 2002 11:05:02 PM]

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is it an good idea to use jbuilder 8 to develope games?

It doesn''t matter. You could code with Notepade and it wouldn''t make a difference wit hthe final product.

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is it even possible to use jbuilder 8 with java2d and java3d?

Java2D is part of the Java2 platform, so JBuilder does support it. Java3D is available as an additional download from Sun. It should work with JBuilder, but I wouldn''t know, since I don''t use JBuilder.
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what kind of IDE do you guys use


I use Netbeans. I''ve found it superior to JBuilder in both price and features.

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Hi,

I develope my games with JBuilder6 Personal and had no problems with the IDE. What can be done better is:
- including a CVS client
- add a working debugger.


ciao knudde

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what kind of IDE do you guys use

I''ve recently started dabbling with Eclipse, which was created by IBM and is both free and open source. It seems quite nice...

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I too have been using Eclipse for a while now and I would highly recommend it to anyone. The one problem I''ve experienced with it is that it is very slow, but that''s because I only have 128 megs of ram(christmas fixed that). If you want to try something out, deffinatly take a look at Eclipse

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Well for any IDE you need a good ammount of memory

If you have the bandwidth, try them all out.
http://www.eclipse.org (my favorite)
http://www.netbeans.org
http://www.borland.com

After trying them all out, I really loved Eclipse.
Its stable, there is lots of activity in their community and their IDE feels good to me.

Its important you use what feels good

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