In the context of the AIMA Java code at the AIMA site, there are there
the instructions how to import the Java code into the Eclipse IDE.
I have found that this indeed greatly helps in delving into the code.
There exists there another very well-known Java Integrated Development
Environment, namely the NetBeans, which can be downloaded from the
The Eclipse is being supported by the Eclipse foundation, whereas the
NetBeans are being developed and supported by Oracle(TM) who are the
current custodians of the Java technology. I'm under the impression
that many Java developers prefer the NetBeans -- and after looking at
them both, I must say that I personally and subjectively like the
I feel that it would be beneficial to the AIMA community to get the
instructions how to utilize the NetBeans together with the AIMA Java
code into the AIMA site instructions.
regards, Antti J Ylikoski
Helsinki, Finland, the E.U.