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8bdddd063b4c48ce00d3bc3ee5a46e31?d=identicon&s=25 Dark Lord (the-dark-lord)
on 2007-01-25 18:22
Hello . I used to use SciTE when I used Windows. Now, as I have switched
to Mac OS 10.4, please tell me a similar free text editor for Ruby in
Mac. Thanks in advance. Cheers.
6d3c187a8b3ef53b08e3e7e8572c4fea?d=identicon&s=25 Jeremy McAnally (Guest)
on 2007-01-25 18:27
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Smultron is great: http://smultron.sourceforge.net/

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On 1/25/07, Dark Lord <sauron_the_great004@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello . I used to use SciTE when I used Windows. Now, as I have switched
> to Mac OS 10.4, please tell me a similar free text editor for Ruby in
> Mac. Thanks in advance. Cheers.
>
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62002cee15efcf4628cd7efc19425a07?d=identicon&s=25 Tim Becker (Guest)
on 2007-01-25 18:29
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vim!
7c8f1ac636d1e3ed78c4e3797312b8df?d=identicon&s=25 Jonathan Denni (bluebottle)
on 2007-01-25 18:32
Dark Lord wrote:
> Hello . I used to use SciTE when I used Windows. Now, as I have switched
> to Mac OS 10.4, please tell me a similar free text editor for Ruby in
> Mac. Thanks in advance. Cheers.


I did the same thing
I use Textwrangler
http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/index.shtml

It's pretty good, but it just got syntax highlighting for ruby and it
isn't great.
If you are one to pay for your editor, I've heard TextMate is good
http://macromates.com/ but I've never tried it myself.

Please let me know if you find any free editors better than TextWrangler
(I do really like it for html, it's just the lack of ruby highlighting
that bothers me)
94cc3e46cfc5bc361e409e2e884ecfa4?d=identicon&s=25 Drew Olson (dfg59)
on 2007-01-25 18:48
Dark Lord wrote:
> Hello . I used to use SciTE when I used Windows. Now, as I have switched
> to Mac OS 10.4, please tell me a similar free text editor for Ruby in
> Mac. Thanks in advance. Cheers.

Komodo Edit was just released and is free. It has auto completion, great
syntax highlighting and a bunch of other goodies.

http://www.activestate.com/products/komodo_edit/
Bf5c3f0737a65042166ac9c196a72350?d=identicon&s=25 Todd McDaniel (Guest)
on 2007-01-25 19:58
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FYI. The new TextWrangler (version 2.2) includes Ruby support.

Todd McDaniel
F3b02532d4cb4855881935c002389213?d=identicon&s=25 Morton Goldberg (Guest)
on 2007-01-25 21:08
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On Jan 25, 2007, at 12:22 PM, Dark Lord wrote:

> Hello . I used to use SciTE when I used Windows. Now, as I have
> switched
> to Mac OS 10.4, please tell me a similar free text editor for Ruby in
> Mac. Thanks in advance. Cheers.

TextWrangler 2.2 has pretty good Ruby support and, best of all, it's
free. However, I have switched to TextMate because it has even better
Ruby support and a better regular expression engine.

I still use TextWrangler to make hard-copy listings. That's one area
where TextWrangler beats TextMate.

Regards, Morton
136d8fa0f4d68bf5436373f162de7b56?d=identicon&s=25 Rob Sayers (Guest)
on 2007-01-25 21:42
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Another Smultron user here.  Switched from TextWranger quite a while
ago and never looked back.
8bdddd063b4c48ce00d3bc3ee5a46e31?d=identicon&s=25 Dark Lord (the-dark-lord)
on 2007-01-26 19:06
Rob Sayers wrote:
> Another Smultron user here.  Switched from TextWranger quite a while
> ago and never looked back.

OK, guys I got Smultron, and its awesome. Thanks. But I couldn't figure
out how to execute the program.
7c8f1ac636d1e3ed78c4e3797312b8df?d=identicon&s=25 Jonathan Denni (bluebottle)
on 2007-01-27 04:02
Yeah
I just got smultron
I think I might delete textwrangler soon...
2f24c382600d9fd71085a74251fd5a39?d=identicon&s=25 Damian Terentyev (Guest)
on 2007-01-27 08:34
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On Jan 27, 2007, at 06:02, Jonathan Denni wrote:

> Yeah
> I just got smultron
> I think I might delete textwrangler soon...

Same with me!
Of course, I would like some more exquisite syntax colouring for ruby
than it is i n1.2.7 (I'm still running Panther), but it is handy, and
what's not unimportant with my G4 mini, very lightweight.
Jeremy, thank you all very much for your advice.

Your sincerely,
Damian/Three-eyed Fish
7b4707f974af261f71943e1f2046c9ee?d=identicon&s=25 SonOfLilit (Guest)
on 2007-01-28 14:06
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emacs.

You can get a beautiful Mac version form Apple's site and help setting
up
~/.emacs for Ruby use from me.

Aur Saraf
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