Tools for web applications

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Thu Apr 30 22:14:16 CEST 2009

Marco Mariani wrote:
> Mario wrote:
>> I used JCreator LE, java IDE for windows because, when I add 
>> documentation of some new library, I have it on a F1 and index. So how 
>> you manage documentation and code completion ? I asume that you are 
>> geek but not even geeks could know every method of every class.
> What you call "code completion" cannot work in many cases with dynamic 
> languages. Nobody knows which methods are available to an object until 
> the program is running.... 
> I must admit that I've never used completion of anything while 
> developing. I routinely it do with the IPython shell, and I would suffer 
> if I didn't have it in postgres, but not while editing python.
You'd be amazed at how much ActiveState's Python _can_ and _does_
guess/infer about available methods.  It is pretty fancy (even for
an old stick-in-the-mud "Lave my keyboard alone" guy like me.

--Scott David Daniels   [no affiliation, except former customer]
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org

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