[Purdue-pm] Perl 6, Padre, etc.

Bradley Andersen bradley.d.andersen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 07:59:30 PDT 2010


Last time I spoke* with someone about vi vs. emacs, she said, "You
can't have evil without vi."


* 'spoke' = fought

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Dave jacoby <jacoby at purdue.edu> wrote:
> I have installed Padre, but that was several time-units ago and I wasn't
> impressed. Under Linux, I use Komodo-Edit a lot and vi a lot more*. Under
> Windows, the best I've used is UltraEdit but I don't code on Windows enough
> to justify buying a license. The one I use most these days is Notepad++.
> My experience with the Visual Studio 6.0 IDE has generally put me off IDEs,
> but I last dealt with that environment a little over five years ago. (I've
> touched the .NET IDE but not since then and not for real work.)
> My understanding that the call for a Perl IDE is largely an "Eat Your
> Dogfood" issue, meaning that, if we support Perl, we should use tools
> written in Perl in every practical purpose. I'm not overly compelled by that
> argument, and I'm unwilling to dive whole-heartedly into an untested editor
> when some clearly powerful and high-quality editors (vi, emacs) and
> acceptable in terms of power and quality editors (GEdit, Komodo Edit) are
> already available.
> But I could be wrong.
> Has anyone used Padre? Has anyone moved to it as their primary editor? Any
> good reports? Anyone want to talk about it at a meeting?
> * Not intending to rekindle any vi/emacs fight here.
> On 07/26/2010 09:57 AM, Mark Senn wrote:
>> The following information is from Gabor Szabo.  See his website at
>> http://szabgab.com/ for some Perl 6 example code.
>> How to connect to the #perl6 IRC channel and try one line Perl 6
>> statements
>> online:
>>     http://szabgab.com/blog/2010/07/1279932344.html
>> Connecting to the Padre (Perl Application Development and Refactoring
>> Environment---a Perl Integrated Development Environment) and other Perl
>> (5, I think) related IRC channels:
>>     http://szabgab.com/blog/2010/07/1280012145.html
>> -mark
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