Free Java is a development environment designed to help beginners write Java programs. Its editor includes syntax highlighting and an undo/redo function. It features a structure panel and a file browser. Compiling and running a program can be done with the push of a single button, and compiler errors are shown clearly. There is also a virtual console to show a program's console output. Free Java is based on J2SDK 1.3.
|Tags||Internet Software Development Build Tools User Interfaces Text Editors Integrated Development Environments (IDE) Text Processing Markup HTML/XHTML Utilities|
|Operating Systems||BeOS Mac OS X Windows OS/2 Unix|
Release Notes: This release added a SQL syntax highlighting text editor, a SQL Structure Panel, a SQL file generator, and SQL script running for outer database servers. A file encoding option (supporting \uhhhh Unicode escape sequences) was added to the text editor component. A new Unicode table and file drop target feature were added to the File Browser and TextArea components.
Release Notes: This release added a line counter for the margin in the text editor and printing. Automatic package recognition was implemented for compiling and running.
Release Notes: The HTML structure panel was made. A GTK Look and Feel is now supported in JRE1.4. An adjustable multiuser mode feature was added.
Release Notes: Bugs in the text editor's national (Alt Gr + character) keyboard event handler were fixed, and national language keyword checking and Unicode support were added.
Release Notes: Multiple languages are supported, and an English translation is included. A fast global bookmark feature was added.