[erlang-questions] Beginner questions
Mon Dec 24 00:10:21 CET 2012
Good point about emacs. I have been using it and vi too long to remember
how hard those were to learn.
On 12/24/2012 01:06 AM, OJ Reeves wrote:
> Word is definitely a choice of editor that you might regret later. So
> +1 on the change of editor, but -1 for Emacs or anything too
> complicated. If you're looking to learn Erlang rather than a new
> editor then avoid an editor which might be considered a learning curve
> by itself. Notepad++ or Sublime are good options, but anything simple
> with syntax highlighting and line numbers would be fine.
> The errors that Erlang spits out might be a little hard to grok to
> start with. Make sure you're running the latest version of Erlang on
> your machine (ie. something >= 15) so that you get line numbers in the
> error output.
> On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 8:58 AM, Matti Oinas <
> <mailto:>> wrote:
> My first proposal is to change the editor to something more usable
> like emacs or if you prefer something different then notepad++,
> sublime text or eclipse + erlIDE. Everyone of these are able to
> show you the line numbers and offer syntax highlight features.
> It would help a lot if you tell us which code you are looking at.
> Server callbacks probably mean gen_server callbacks so it doesn't
> matter if you are using windows or linux.
> On 12/24/2012 12:08 AM, Bob Matthews wrote:
>> I have just started to learn Erlang............
>> I am using Windows 7 on a PC
>> *Question 1*) when I get an error message, what is the easiest
>> way for me to find the exact line number?
>> I use ms Word as an editor.
>> *Question 2*) the code I am looking at was run on Unix, on a server.
>> Part of the code talks about server call-backs etc.
>> It is unclear how I translate that to a windows PC
>> Many thanks
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