Tide is a small but very powerful tool for java development. The ide itself written on good java, which means you can expect stability and performance possible with this programming language. Well, close to the business:
tIDE is a full featured opensource Java integrated development environment (IDE), distributed under the GNU General Public Licence (GPL).
More precisely: tIDE is a small, powerful, quick, efficient, easy and open framework to create 100% Java applications.
Try tide, you’ll be astonished by its simplicity and rapidity. No installation is required. A single click on the JNLP and the IDE is on your screen ! An import tool let you import the main settings of any existing Eclipse, NetBeans or Schmortopf project.
The source: http://tide.olympe-network.com/