a good programming text editor (not IDE)

Dave Hansen iddw at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 16 00:33:09 CEST 2006

On Thu, 15 Jun 2006 17:12:26 GMT in comp.lang.python, John Salerno
<johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com> wrote:

>I know there's a request for a good IDE at least once a week on the ng, 
>but hopefully this question is a little different. I'm looking for 
>suggestions for a good cross-platform text editor (which the features 
>for coding, such as syntax highlighting, etc.) but not a full IDE with 
>all the fancy jazz (GUI developer, UML diagrams, etc.).
>Ideally, it would be something I could even put on a flash drive and 
>move from computer to computer, but this isn't necessary. Just something 
>I can immediately use in either Windows or Linux (or Mac, if necessary).

Very small, very fast, very powerful, and very portable (though I'm
not sure about Mac...): Take a look at Jed from www.jedsoft.org.

You might not find it pretty, however...


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