At JavaOne, Geertjan gave a talk on building an IDE for a specific framework (Wicket). I work on a similar project for an in-house framework. One feature that I thought would be useful is a convenient Java Class selector.
I really like the "Fast Open" selector that you get from the "Navigate...Go To Class" menu item. I looked at the code, and was dismayed to see that it was hard-coded for...
I have been sent (anonymously) photographic evidence of the netbeans/eclipse summit ... err ... beer run.
I saw this javalobby discussion on roumen's antics today, and I thought I'd put my 2 cents in.
Yes, the products compete. Yes, there's a lot of heated debate and personal attacks on blogs and message boards.
You generally don't see that from the folks who actually *work* on these products.
Last year, I wrote an entry on a meeting of the minds between architects from the eclipse and netbeans...