We test the top 6 Java visual IDEs

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VisualAge has the best support for visual programming.

It allows you to interact with non-visual objects (see

arrows pointing up on right side of screen), and more

than one object. In this example, a change in any input

field calls a method that we defined on the applet. Notice

the DOS application running in the task bar; this is the

help server that must be running to use VisualAge's help.

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