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Benyman
January 18th, 2005, 05:30 PM
Hello everyone ;)

Can u tell me,in which of text editors u write your programs?
I always write in kwrite or something,but now when i installed ubuntu i can`t find this package.

Tell me that the applications 32 b works in ubuntu?

wulf
January 18th, 2005, 05:42 PM
Vim.

Wulf

runenes
January 18th, 2005, 06:05 PM
From: patl@athena.mit.edu (Patrick J. LoPresti)
Subject: The True Path (long)
Date: 11 Jul 91 03:17:31 GMT
Newsgroups: alt.religion.emacs,alt.slack

When I log into my Xenix system with my 110 baud teletype, both vi
*and* Emacs are just too damn slow. They print useless messages like,
'C-h for help' and '"foo" File is read only'. So I use the editor
that doesn't waste my VALUABLE time.

Ed, man! !man ed

ED(1) UNIX Programmer's Manual ED(1)

NAME
ed - text editor

SYNOPSIS
ed [ - ] [ -x ] [ name ]
DESCRIPTION
Ed is the standard text editor.
---

Computer Scientists love ed, not just because it comes first
alphabetically, but because it's the standard. Everyone else loves ed
because it's ED!

"Ed is the standard text editor."

And ed doesn't waste space on my Timex Sinclair. Just look:

-rwxr-xr-x 1 root 24 Oct 29 1929 /bin/ed
-rwxr-xr-t 4 root 1310720 Jan 1 1970 /usr/ucb/vi
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root 5.89824e37 Oct 22 1990 /usr/bin/emacs

Of course, on the system *I* administrate, vi is symlinked to ed.
Emacs has been replaced by a shell script which 1) Generates a syslog
message at level LOG_EMERG; 2) reduces the user's disk quota by 100K;
and 3) RUNS ED!!!!!!

"Ed is the standard text editor."

Let's look at a typical novice's session with the mighty ed:

golem$ ed

?
help
?
?
?
quit
?
exit
?
bye
?
hello?
?
eat flaming death
?
^C
?
^C
?
^D
?

---
Note the consistent user interface and error reportage. Ed is
generous enough to flag errors, yet prudent enough not to overwhelm
the novice with verbosity.

"Ed is the standard text editor."

Ed, the greatest WYGIWYG editor of all.

ED IS THE TRUE PATH TO NIRVANA! ED HAS BEEN THE CHOICE OF EDUCATED
AND IGNORANT ALIKE FOR CENTURIES! ED WILL NOT CORRUPT YOUR PRECIOUS
BODILY FLUIDS!! ED IS THE STANDARD TEXT EDITOR! ED MAKES THE SUN
SHINE AND THE BIRDS SING AND THE GRASS GREEN!!

When I use an editor, I don't want eight extra KILOBYTES of worthless
help screens and cursor positioning code! I just want an EDitor!!
Not a "viitor". Not a "emacsitor". Those aren't even WORDS!!!! ED!
ED! ED IS THE STANDARD!!!

TEXT EDITOR.

When IBM, in its ever-present omnipotence, needed to base their
"edlin" on a UNIX standard, did they mimic vi? No. Emacs? Surely
you jest. They chose the most karmic editor of all. The standard.

Ed is for those who can *remember* what they are working on. If you
are an idiot, you should use Emacs. If you are an Emacs, you should
not be vi. If you use ED, you are on THE PATH TO REDEMPTION. THE
SO-CALLED "VISUAL" EDITORS HAVE BEEN PLACED HERE BY ED TO TEMPT THE
FAITHLESS. DO NOT GIVE IN!!! THE MIGHTY ED HAS SPOKEN!!!

?

jdodson
January 18th, 2005, 06:18 PM
anyways, i use gedit. it isn't too bad. synatx highlighting is helpful. for everything else theres vi.

shmonkey
January 18th, 2005, 09:59 PM
I just love gvim :grin:

stateq2
January 19th, 2005, 03:06 AM
vim

DJ_Max
January 19th, 2005, 03:54 AM
Bluefish (http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/)

Buffalo Soldier
January 19th, 2005, 03:59 AM
gedit

ra1
January 19th, 2005, 04:21 AM
scite

jerome bettis
January 19th, 2005, 07:28 AM
i always use pico (or nano as i guess it's called anymore). very simple, which is great, but thus it's pretty limitied.

emacs friggin sucks. why are so many people on it's nuts?

vim looks pretty cool, but i fooled around with it once and it was way too complicated. eventually i'll sit down and read the docs. i think it will be worth it.

personally, i prefer a good IDE like eclipse, netbeans, or kdevel (even though i hate kde) over an editor.

i forgot, gedit is pretty sweet too. :D

runenes
January 19th, 2005, 12:09 PM
emacs friggin sucks. why are so many people on it's nuts?


I'm willing to bet you haven't invested the time needed to learn emacs, simply tried it. Am I right?

Hikaru79
January 19th, 2005, 04:24 PM
I'm willing to bet you haven't invested the time needed to learn emacs, simply tried it. Am I right?

Wait, weren't you the one ready to hang Emacs users a little while ago? :???:

runenes
January 19th, 2005, 06:05 PM
Wait, weren't you the one ready to hang Emacs users a little while ago? :???:

No, no I was just quoting a classic in programming humor literature. You see, emacs users have self-irony :)

jerome bettis
January 19th, 2005, 08:22 PM
I'm willing to bet you haven't invested the time needed to learn emacs, simply tried it. Am I right?

yeah cause it friggin sucks :-P
:smile:

maybe you could inspire me to learn it by telling me what's so great about it, because during the dozen or so times i've used it i haven't found anything good - just a quirky, tedious program.

Quest-Master
January 20th, 2005, 12:50 AM
Scite.

Viro
January 20th, 2005, 01:05 AM
I use gedit. It's simple, doesn't get in the way, and looks nice.

Lovechild
January 20th, 2005, 01:08 AM
I use MonoDevelop for coding needs, IDE users represent.

I have used vim for years and have grown to have a love-hate relationship with it, namely I love it, it hates me and refuses to do what I tell it.

python
January 20th, 2005, 05:49 PM
i always use pico (or nano as i guess it's called anymore). very simple, which is great, but thus it's pretty limitied.

emacs friggin sucks. why are so many people on it's nuts?

vim looks pretty cool, but i fooled around with it once and it was way too complicated. eventually i'll sit down and read the docs. i think it will be worth it.

personally, i prefer a good IDE like eclipse, netbeans, or kdevel (even though i hate kde) over an editor.

i forgot, gedit is pretty sweet too. :D
vi and gedit. depending on how lazy i feel :-D

runenes
January 21st, 2005, 12:18 PM
maybe you could inspire me to learn it by telling me what's so great about it, because during the dozen or so times i've used it i haven't found anything good - just a quirky, tedious program.

I could list up points, but I wont - you could find that by googling, I'll say this,

Emacs is a programmable editor, programmable through the programmable programming language. It enables real bottom up programming, by not only allowing you to bend your language up to the problem domain, but also bend the editor itself.

jerome bettis
January 21st, 2005, 07:50 PM
so basically it could be a really really sweet java editor if i take some time to get it set up?

i didn't know that it was programmable ..... that's pretty sweet. maybe i'll retract my previous statement.

redbat3
January 23rd, 2005, 11:28 PM
so i have set the .exrc file,

even after setting: syntax on

in the .cpp files, if i use vector or strings(etc from stl) or cutom datatypes using struct's, they are not highlighted like the other basic C datatypes..(int, char, float..)

how can i fix it! :confused:

martyr
January 25th, 2005, 08:26 PM
I use vim.

fng
January 25th, 2005, 09:15 PM
basic linux editor : bluefish and vim
basic macOSX editor : BBedit
basic windows editor : ultraedit (i've got windows @ work :()

for java : eclipse
for php : phped

DirtDawg
January 25th, 2005, 10:10 PM
I have used vim for years and have grown to have a love-hate relationship with it, namely I love it, it hates me and refuses to do what I tell it.

I find this statement amusing.

And I use Gedit. Mostly because it's easy, has nifty color coating (like M&M's) and since I'm not so hot at programming (Python-coded alarm clock, anyone?), what more do I need?

defkewl
February 12th, 2005, 06:41 PM
I agree that vim rocks. I never leave home without it. But not all distro use vi though. Such as gentoo that use nano as the default text editor.

DirtDawg
February 13th, 2005, 06:08 PM
I'm changing my answer. Someone introduced me to scite and it RAWKS.

Koobi
February 14th, 2005, 03:22 PM
Vim it is. I've heard good things about Bluefish, so maybe I will give it a try soon :D

ember
February 14th, 2005, 03:48 PM
It depends on the circumstances. Basically vi(m) is just everywhere, that's why I like it.

Thus:
vim/gvim for standard editing
zend studio (sometimes when i'm working at a bigger php-project)
gedit (when I'm too lazy to look up how certain things work in vi)

piedamaro
February 14th, 2005, 04:42 PM
It depends on the circumstances. Basically vi(m) is just everywhere, that's why I like it.

Thus:
vim/gvim for standard editing
zend studio (sometimes when i'm working at a bigger php-project)
gedit (when I'm too lazy to look up how certain things work in vi)
Eclipse if I need to orogram with java.
For quick editing I use leafpad the only *REAL* notepad out here. :)

El Guapo
February 15th, 2005, 09:21 PM
For just a simple text editor, gedit. For programming and other things I use a variety depending on the task at hand.

toojays
February 16th, 2005, 03:16 AM
I use GNU Emacs.

If you are interested in trying Emacs, and you have an interest in programming, I strongly recommend An Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp (http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/emacs-lisp-intro/html_node/index.html). It is in universe as emacs-lisp-intro, and is also available as a printed book.

Once you learn how to customise emacs and load third-party plugins, you will wonder what you have been missing all this time.

For people who want to know immediately how to set up Emacs for their particular needs (e.g. the one who wants to use it for Java), I suggest you search on the EmacsWiki (http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki).

margazhang
December 7th, 2009, 08:25 AM
I just tried Bluefish - WOW! It is SO good :-)

openuniverse
December 7th, 2009, 09:43 AM
.

MindSz
December 7th, 2009, 04:46 PM
GNU Emacs or Gedit.

nvteighen
December 7th, 2009, 09:33 PM
GNU Emacs for heavy-weighted stuff and Lisp stuff of any kind. Gedit for small things and also for people just beginning to program and that shouldn't be fighting against a complex text editor's learning curve.

Simian Man
December 7th, 2009, 09:38 PM
This thread is over 4 years old.


vim BTW!

kevCast
December 30th, 2009, 01:52 PM
emacs

I hate leaving the editor.