October 13th, 2013, 11:25 PM
Text editors for Linux scripting
Here is a question that has been asked many times. Yet, the landscape is ever changing, so maybe there is something "fresh" I should look at.
I recently went 100% Linux (CentOS) after many years of doing my web dev on XP. My holdup was Photoshop, but I've learned to *accept but not like* Gimp.
I do PHP, Python, and a little C++.
For me, Eclipse is overkill.
What I had been using is Notepad++, which I like a great deal.
What I need is something similar for Linux.
I know, I know, "real" programmers use vi or vim or emacs... I'm not a real programmer, I build web apps.
What do people here like?
Subscript: As to why CentOS - it's what my two servers run, and I like to have my development environment somewhat similar to my "production" machines.
October 14th, 2013, 12:29 AM
I use kate for all my small project work.
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October 14th, 2013, 01:26 AM
"Real" programmers use whatever they are comfortable with that helps them get the job done effectively.
Originally Posted by Arturo Ziff
Personally, I like Bluefish. It's not fancy or flashy but it has a lot of features that I use for my own development (mostly Python/PHP): good syntax highlighting, code folding, some auto-completion, and and regex-based search/replace.
October 14th, 2013, 07:38 AM
Have you thought about giving "Sublime Text 2" a try? (you'll need to Google it, being a new users here I can't post links...)
I've used it for quite some time after migrating from Notepad++ and love it!
It's cross platform, and in most cases (such as myself, I use Linux Mint) there is a PPA available so you can add the repo and just apt-get install it.
October 14th, 2013, 04:58 PM
October 14th, 2013, 08:00 PM
gedit, anjuta, SciTE ...
The last two will also allow you to run your code from inside your editor .
Last edited by Scorpions4ever; October 14th, 2013 at 08:07 PM.
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