Forum: Ruby on Rails RE: Preferred Ruby Editor/IDE for OS X?

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Williams, Chris (Guest)
on 2006-01-27 20:28
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Just a quick question, if I were tired of typing ruby into a terminal
editor, say I wanted, oh, a scroll bar, mouse support, and maybe
syntax highlighting? Anyone know os a good Ruby/Rails editor or IDE,
one that runs on OS X, possibly in Java?

Sure...

There's RDT (http://rubyeclipse.sf.net) for Ruby, and RadRails
(http://www.radrails.org) for just Rails. Both are built on top of
Eclipse, RadRails comes packaged with everything you need in the
download, RDT comes as a set of plugins you install/unzip on top of
Eclipse. The next RadRails (0.5.3?) release should integrate RDT right
into it, so to get everything you could just download RadRails.

Also, there is a Ruby plugin for JEdit.

-Chris
http://cwilliams.textdriven.com
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