Erlang IDE (was Re: Eclipse plugin advances)
Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Consulting)
Thu Feb 19 12:12:16 CET 2004
It is worth adding that the effort being put into developing a good
Erlang IDE will pay off with a much much wider user base, so I hope
Eric, Marc and Vlad will keep up the good work.
Emacs is great, but not suited for everyone... Especially when they are
busy learning a new language, the last thing they want to do is to learn
a new editor. A straight forward IDE, lots of clicking and easily
accessible documentation would certainly facitate the task of getting
people to play around with Erlang much more than they are today.
(Certainly a different group of people). Only when they are hooked on
Erlang we can migrate them and get them hooked to Emacs. :-)
Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> From: "Marc van Woerkom" <marc.vanwoerkom@REDACTED>
>>>I see there's not been any activity at the erlide.sf.net project for
>>>quite a while.
>>It is not lack of interest!
> I didn't say it is ! :-)
>>a) Eclipse is huge
> True. In my experience, in such cases it is easier to start small and build on
> incrementally. The Eclipse model lets one do that very nicely. Should the
> architecture become messed up, it's also easy to start over.
>>b) economic pressure
> Sorry to hear that!
> I'll try to import the code I have to sourceforge.
> best regards,
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