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

Michael Gribskov gribskov at purdue.edu
Mon Jul 26 08:07:19 PDT 2010

i haven't tried padre.  to add to your list however, I routinely use 
eclipse with the EPIC plugin.  works from mac, pc, or unix, and has the 
same interface for java and C as well.  also supports CVS and has a 
integrated debugger.

On 7/26/2010 10:46 AM, Dave jacoby 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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