(This page was started based on a thread in a mailing list. Please add your own experience here for the benefit of you collegue developers over the world. Please also add negative experiences.)

Entries here should discuss how well tools that aid in web app development do in different environments. Please add relevant platform and version information to each entry.

An entry should look like:

==<product name>==

{

Version: <product version>
OSS | FreeWare | Price
OS: <os name>
OS version: <os version>
[If it is a plugin:
Platform: eclipse | netbeans | …
Platform version: <platform version>]

 * <Several appreciation entries>
 * ...

}*

eclipse

Version: 3.1 OS: Mac OS X OS version: 10.3.9

* Very good overal development tool. Nothing JSF, JSP or webapp specific in itself, but can be extended with relevant plugins.

Sysdeo Tomcat Plugin

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