Meino Christian C. wrote:
What is your opinion:
Which editor of the two above is better for editing/developing ruby
code - Vim or Emacs ?
This is not intended as a fire starter for another “Emacs vs. Vim
holy war” –
Too late! Pandora’s box has been opened.
No, actually is is a very good question, so long as it doesn’t devolve
into a “mine’s bigger” thread.
I’ve been using gvim for a while, but have been poking around with
xemacs. One big hurdle is figuring out how to assorted configuration;
for the life of me I cannot discover how to set up a different color
A vi <=> emacs translation/migration guide would be handy, something
that maps basic tasks, common settings, and so on, between the two, for
people moving from one to the other.
Does anyone know of such a thing?
Oh, and to answer your initial question, my Ruby-coding experience with
vim has been quite pleasant. There is a ruby-vim gem with assorted
menus and macros for Ruby hacking, plus it is possible to compile vim so
that you can write vim functions in Ruby.
I’ve not learned enough about emacs to offer an opinion. But, Matz uses
it, which should count for something.
“In Ruby, no one cares who your parents were, all they care
about is if you know what you are talking about.”