Radrails takes longer to save a file to the harddrive on my laptop than
it takes to ftp
the same file to the other end of the world.
Radrails also lacks some basic text editing functions such as a function
finder or tags
and selection of text by column. I started using it and it has a nice
look so I’m keeping
it for a while. I think that jedit, tho very ugly, is faster and has
features. For straight text editing the scite that comes with ruby is
Radrails is huge. For such a large program it ought to have more
features. Emacs is
faster and has more features but is ugly and uncomfortable in comparison
to a modern gui…
Radrails does have good syntax coloring of rhtml files, though. The
ruby/html mix does
not confuse it.
If you want to see a modern cross-reference facility look at slickedit
You put your mouse on a function call and the source code for the
function pops up in a
sub-panel on the screen. So you can see it. Tags is an ancient wooden
Imagine you put your mouse over a call to a rails method and the
ActiveRecord source code
pops up in a panel.