Originally Posted by jcrox
That is kind of funny but, after 2 semesters of being forced to use a highly modified version of JEdit, I'm just happy to have an IDE where I don't have to type out every single damn getter/setter
I speak every now and then with the original creator of jEdit on freenode IRC - cool guy. (I use Eclipse for the record.)
Also, why does the false belief that Java is slow compared to C++ continue to persist? That used to be the case, but not for some time... check out some performance benchmarks sometime you guys.
If it is slower in some cases, it is most likely due to bad programming practices like disregarding the cost of object creation.