[thelist] Developing in Linux

Hassan Schroeder hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
Mon May 12 11:03:41 CDT 2008

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 8:11 AM, Fred Jones <fredthejonester at gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree with you about the Windows CLI. Just to mention that Cygwin
> (last time I used it) does create a fine Linux CLI on a Windows box

Sure, installing Cygwin is the first thing I do if I *have* to use a Windows
box for some reason, but it's still a kludge -- the disparity between file
system conventions, permission models, etc. keeps cropping up. But
better than nothing, yes  :-)

> The main features I am looking for in an editor (aside from the
> 'standard' ones all programmers want) are:

jEdit covers at least 1 and 3 -- I don't care for code completion so I
can't comment on 2. But definitely check out jEdit (and NetBeans, for
that matter, since it has PHP support now).

Hassan Schroeder ------------------------ hassan.schroeder at gmail.com

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