[mythtv] Best editor IDE for Develop mythtv
wmichaels1 at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 23 19:18:12 UTC 2005
After 40 years of developing I have tried a lot of editors.
The worst is paper tape to paper tape. You copy the whole
progam source on a flex-o-writer stopping at just the right
place to type insertions and skipping past deletions by
turning a small knob on the paper tape reader to advance
the input tape past the characters to remove.
The almost as bad is IBM punch cards.
I like emacs. I am biased because I spent 5 years
programming a Symbolics Lisp Machine.
I must admit that I have used Microsoft's IDE and found it
very productive in that environment.
I was not able to use Kdevelop for Linux driver development.
I found emacs best for me. I have not tried to use Kdevelop
for MythTV yet. I think it may have potential for
On Friday 23 September 2005 10:09 am, Adam Egger wrote:
> On 9/23/05, Keith C <mythtv at keithandjill.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > What's your favorite editor for develop a mythtv ?
> > And so begins the Vi/Vim v Emacs battle of Sep 23rd
> > 2005. BBEdit!
> > Sorry, I should just ignore this thread.
> > Seriously, the real developers (I'm not one) prefer
> > plain text editors, not IDE's. Which plain text editor
> > you use is mostly personal preference.
> Kate is a really good plain text editor.
> We're using the Eclipse IDE to develop almost everything
> in the software company I'm working for. Now even all our
> products will be ported to use the Eclipse GUI. Does
> anyone use Eclipse with the myth code? But please don't
> tell me how evil or n00bish it is to use an IDE ;-)
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