Just wanted to let all those Windows devs out there know that RideMe 1.0
dropped over the weekend.
If you’ve never used RideMe before, here are some highlights:
100% free, open source, and not built on top of anything else. You
just need Ruby 1.8.2 and .NET 2.0 installed.
Mission in life is to be lightweight and very fast. This is not a
general purpose Ruby editor, it’s an IDE for getting your Rails work
File-system based approach. No messy workspace files or extra RIDE-ME
specifics junking up your directory.
CSS, and HTML.
Familiar Visual Studio-style tabbed document editor.
Model / Member drop downs for easy movability in code. (Think Visual
Studio above your code file)
Code folding for Ruby files
script/console built into the IDE (think Visual Studio “Immediate
Server Error notification (template errors will actually open the
view file and go to the LOC)
Internal web browser (optional)