Importing to an IDE

Once you have downloaded and unpacked a starter application, you are ready to import it to your IDE.

See Starting a Project for instructions to creating or downloading a starter project, or creating one from a Maven archetype.

Commonly Used IDEs

Different IDEs have varying support for Java and TypeScript. The following table gives a rough evaluation of language support in the most commonly used IDEs.

Table 1. Commonly used IDEs
IDEJavaTypeScript

Atom

🌟

🌟🌟

Eclipse

🌟🌟🌟

🌟🌟

IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition

🌟🌟🌟

IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate

🌟🌟🌟

🌟🌟🌟

NetBeans

🌟🌟🌟

🌟

VS Code

🌟🌟

🌟🌟🌟

🌟- Supported with a commercial add-on or a very limited free add-on

🌟🌟 - Limited built-in support or a free add-on with some limitations

🌟🌟🌟 - Good built-in support or a good free add-on easy to install