[Tutor] Re: IDE
alan.gauld at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Nov 26 15:43:37 EST 2003
> I've been reading The Pragmatic Programmer.
An excellent book for the intermediate level programmer.
> recommends finding a powerful editor to help make you more
> IMHO, VIM & EMACS are probably the top two.
Yes, my only disagreement with them is that they suggest sticking
I use both emacs and vim for different things. vim is great for
fast edits to
existing text - its search tools are peerless. Emacs is better
new text and for making large scale changes over many files (its
capabilities are much better than vim)
> BTW, I believe that development on XEMACS has stopped, and most
> features that were in XEMACS are now in EMACS.
Really? I must check that out. Xemacs was well ahead of emacs for
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