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While in the process of developing GUIs for my Java project, I am wondering if there is something that lets you visually design your GUI for Java and correspondently generates the needed code, just to speedup the task.

I am using Eclipse, and I already tried Window Builder, but I'm not keen on the code it produces.

Does anyone know some alternatives (possibly non-commercial)?

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Netbeans IDE has traditionally had the strongest support for both Swing and JavaFX. It's the free IDE from Oracle.

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I used to use JBuilder from Borland (they used to have a free personal edition), but I started using NetBeans a few years ago since JBuilder seems to have been abandoned.

I have seen positive comments about IntelliJ IDEA from JetBrains as well.

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