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From Antoine Levy-Lambert <>
Subject Re: IDEA
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2007 10:44:24 GMT
Hi Matt,

I am doing all my Apache development work with IDEA and I like it very
much. I do not develop Web applications though, just plain Java libraries.

Setting up IDEA to develop Ant is easy, ant-core is one module.

Best regards,


Matt Benson wrote:
> --- Kevin Jackson <> wrote:
>> Hi Matt,
>>> I'm just getting my new Macbook Pro set up and I
>>> wanted to give IDEA a try since we get our big
>> free
>>> OSS license and all.  Can anybody give me any
>> pointers
>>> on how best to get set up for Ant development in
>> IDEA?
>>>  I've done Ant dev from the command line for years
>>> now...
>> I'm used to VisualAge/Eclipse and when I tried IDEA
>> I didn't get in
>> sync with the way it wanted me to work and as a
>> consequence I never
>> really got it configured to my liking - you've
>> reminded me that
>> learning IDEA was on my todo list so I suppose I'd
>> better re-install
>> and try to get used to it again :)
> Well, as an evaluatory measure, I installed a large
> web project from my day job only to discover that IDEA
> insisted that some things were broken which clearly
> weren't.  My confidence in it was undermined quite a
> bit.  I'm going to give NetBeans a shot next week and
> if I don't like it either... I guess I'll go back to
> Eclipse and hope there aren't too many SWT oddities
> outstanding... :|  The IDEA site wasn't organized in a
> way that made it easy to look for reported bugs, etc.,
> either.
> -Matt
>> Kev

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