Hi everyone, What is the best IDE/debugger for Ruby that will work on ubuntu linux? I've given up on trying to get eclipse RDT working. Is KDevelop good? I'd like something with a lot of features (autocomplete) rather than something light and emacsy. thanks, Paul
on 2006-02-07 15:40
on 2006-02-07 16:25
hi, I' m using FreeRIDE. It offers the features I need and is written in Ruby. I think you' d be able to install that on Ubuntu. Alex.
on 2006-02-07 18:45
Paul wrote: > thanks, > > Paul > I can't use anything but Quanta. for rhtml syntax highlighthing there is a syntax file , look for it in google. I hope it will have some better support for autocompletion of ruby/rails code in the future. Bye
on 2006-02-07 20:19
I also think freeride is neat, however, if you want a full ide, and are willing to drop a little coin, Ativestates Komodo is supposed to be pretty good, and there is another ide called arachnoruby which is also supposed to be pretty good. I pretty much use vim for all of my ruby editing, so unfortunately I can't give you any details on how good either of these products are. I know they both feature debugging capabilities which would be the biggest selling point for me personally. Freeride also has debuggin support. Hope this helps Gary W.
on 2006-02-08 17:49
I use kate (kde advanced text editor). It's not got completion, but it's got syntax highlighting, and is really lightweight. You can even open a shell prompt and run irb within the editor.
on 2006-02-08 21:19
Well, I work for ActiveState, and designed and developed most of the Ruby support in Komodo, so I'm biased. But I think it's what you're looking for. Out of the box, you get: - autocomplete on non-binary modules (binary modules will happen...) - Ruby-aware auto-indent, including automatic insertion of "end"s - full-featured debugger - class browser - highlighting of syntax errors - configurable syntax-based colorizing - powerful macro language Please excuse the blatant commercial message. - Eric P. -- email@example.com
on 2006-02-08 21:24
Eric P. wrote: >- configurable syntax-based colorizing >- powerful macro language > >Please excuse the blatant commercial message. > >- Eric P. -- firstname.lastname@example.org > > > Eric, I bought a copy of Komodo Personal that works great on Windows. I tried to install it on Breezy using the install script and got an error (I think it was the library incompatibility mentioned in the install docs). Have you been able to install it on Breezy, or do you have a Debian package for Komodo? Jamey C. Confidentiality Notice: This email message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and/or privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient(s), you are hereby notified that any dissemination, unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution of this email and any materials contained in any attachments is prohibited. If you receive this message in error, or are not the intended recipient(s), please immediately notify the sender by email and destroy all copies of the original message, including attachments.