On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 12:22 AM, James B. [email protected]
Mayuresh K. wrote:
Is there a good IDE for Ruby?
Stick with vi (or vim, really) and avail yourself of copious macros and
As someone who absolutely loves coding in NetBeans and all the
niceties of it, keep your vim handy, as well as scite.
Like I said, I love using NetBeans but:
- It’s a pain when you just need to edit one or two files.
- It’s a pain for small projects & one off scripts.
- It’s rather slow to load up.
When NetBeans is to slow to load, or I’m doing a one off, or a just a
quick edit, I say Scite.
It’s got good text highlighting
It’s got code folding
It has other features, but I don’t care about them.
Still, it’s X only, and you don’t always have X, so…
All that said, I still use vim extensively for coding in ruby, sh, etc.
It’s on everything
It loads fast
Easy to search through large scripts
Good text highlighting
Just a few thoughts