[erlang-questions] Erlang IDE

Jarrod Roberson <>
Tue Nov 17 21:42:23 CET 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 3:15 PM, Kenneth Lundin <>wrote:

> I recommend ErlIDE if you really want an IDE , it is an Erlang plugin
> for Eclipse. It will work
> the same on both Linux and Windows.
> The more users we get on ErlIDE the better it will get. We are
> supporting the development.
> If you are used to Emacs you don't need an IDE to be productive in
> Erlang. And there are IDE like
> Erlang modes for Emacs as well.
> But ErlIDE is steadily improving and has features that will attract
> even the Emacs fans.
> /Kenneth Erlang/OTP Ericsson
I second this opinion, I abandoned the NetBeans plugin and use ErlIDE.
It does nice code completion, has nice error highlighting and auto compiles
on save.
you just need to keep a shell window open to your ebin dir and don't have to
constantly compile everything.
speeds up development a lot.

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