What are the best lightweight IDE for Java?

  1. #1

    Windows , Mac


    Written on February 25, 2017
    Louis Gardner
    "I always go to VIM when I am working with Java. It is very easy to use and easy to understand as well."
  2. #2
    Written on April 26, 2017
    Benjamin Black
    "Netbeans is an IDE for programming in Java language. It is very good for personal educational use to teach yourself programming to create small projects. Netbeans is free IDE, available for multi platforms. It is easy to install and comes with many plugins which makes it easy to use for beginners like me."
  3. #3
    Written on January 30, 2017
    Philip Phillips
    "If you are in the market for an IDE, then this one is for you. It has language support and allows for much customization. I highly recommend this."
  1. #4

    Windows , Mac


    Written on February 13, 2017
    Terry Garza
    "I'm trying to teach myself how to write java programs. This site helps me with that. Along with the other sites and apps I use, I think I will get the hang of this in no time."
  2. #5
    IntelliJ IDEA

    Windows , Mac

    $49.9 - 1 month - Varies by plan

    Written on February 8, 2017
    Craig Jones
    "As a developer, I'm constantly on the lookout for new ways to maximize my efficiency and productivity. Getting a newer IDE for Java to make my programming easier and flow better was a priority. That's where IntelliJ came in, with the perfect solution. Fantastic Ui, easy to use, what else could I ask for?"
  3. #6


    Free - With in-app purchases

    Written on August 9, 2017
    Victoria Ruiz
    "I've been in search of the best lightweight IDE for Java and I've found it in DroidScript - JavaScript Mobile Coding IDE. I can code directly from phone. Enough said."

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Best lightweight IDE for Java
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Vim Software 74 Free
2 NetBeans IDE Software 43 Free
3 Eclipse Software 27 Free
4 DrJava Software 20 Free
5 IntelliJ IDEA Software 2 Paid
6 DroidScript Apps 0 Free

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