07-11-2012 05:39 AM - edited 07-11-2012 05:42 AM
I presume, since you are in a Java forum, that you are considering Java development. There are quite a number of other options. But looking at Java:
Are you concenred about what level of JDE? Then look here:
Or is the choice JDE or Eclipse? If so choose Eclipse.
If I haven't answered your question, can you be more specific?