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B31c8f5031486fa50ec7ee9e1350dec9?d=identicon&s=25 Marcus Blankenship (Guest)
on 2006-05-17 22:00
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If you're on a budget, check out RadRails (  I use it,
and am very pleased so far.  But, if you have the cash to spare, Komodo
is very good too.  It does have some auto-complete features.


[] On Behalf Of Brian
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Rails] IDE recommendations?

Have you checked out Komodo? (
It's pretty nice...not sure about auto complete though...

On 5/17/06, Ken Kam <> wrote:

	I was wondering if there are any IDEs out there that has
	features for win32.

	It would be perfect if it could do something akin to what DHH is
	on the screencast hosted on the rails website.


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Aa68325b0999cefc60f64a89fadcf85d?d=identicon&s=25 Tammy Cravit (Guest)
on 2006-05-17 22:34
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jEdit ( is a free, open source editor that's
(written in Java). With the addition of a few jEdit plugins, it's
to come VERY close to the screencast in terms of text autocompletion and

This page has a good introduction to making jEdit rails-friendly:

One handy tip that's not on that Web page...if you install the Console
ProjectViewer plugins, you can easily run the rails scripts from within
jEdit. You can also do the following to link ProjectViewer and Console:

	1. From the Plugins menu, pick Plugin Options.
	2. In the tree view, expand Project Viewer and click on the Context
Menu node.
	3. Click on the + below the menu item list to add a new item to the
context menu.
	4. In the Add to Context Menu dialog, select "Plugin: Console"
	5. Click on "cd to ProjectViewer selected node dir" and click OK.
	6. Click OK to dismiss the Plugin Options dialog.

Then you can right-click on a folder in the Project Viewer and cause the
Console shell to cd to that directory.

-- Tammy
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