[erlang-questions] Erlide packageability (was Re: "Erlang as a First Language" -- crazy? or juststupid?)

Toby Thain <>
Tue Dec 22 08:05:39 CET 2009


On 22-Dec-09, at 12:46 AM, Michael Turner wrote:

> ...
>  "Eclipse as a First IDE" - pure madness? or just unadulterated  
> idiocy?
>
> I actually wouldn't know, not having used it.  I just use vim.   
> Because
> I am a caveman who eats his own head lice.

I use vi and Eclipse, the former usually for system admin and the  
latter for coding (any language from Assembler to PHP). Eclipse can  
present a reasonably simple face and GUI editors are going to be much  
more familiar than vi keystrokes -- as you say, people get familiar  
with things like Word.

Eclipse also has good VCS integration, if that's a factor.

--Toby

>
> -michael turner



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