Visual studio vs netbeans 2012
A good programmer should be able to get up to speed quickly enough with either IDE, and eventually become comfortable.
I can't say enough good things about NetBeans.
If theres a feature in Visual Studio or Eclipse that I need, but rarely use, it may require a little hunting to actually findbut for most of the time, people tend to stick to the same collection of tools.
I quickly found references to the Visual Editor plugin, and I found a lot of information about it, but I couldnt get it working with my installation of Eclipse.
Dhtml animations and offered, wysiwyg perfection for creating web interactive pages.
There I was introduced to phpstorm.
Until VS 2010, there was a complete Macro IDE where you could easily automate Visual Studio with macros.(The book is now severely outdated.) There are thousands of community add-ins available via Visual Studios built-in package manager, as well as through an enhanced manager called NuGet.For example, theres one specifically for Java EE development, one for C/C development, and one specifically for UML modeling.Then NetBeans released.5 with PHP support.David Heffelfinger Excerpt from blog entry: Eclipse Veteran Switches To NetBeans.I had briefly tried NetBeans before, however I always went back to Eclipse because it offered a much better Java editor, I think this has changed in version 6 of NetBeans.