[sf-perl] [poll] What Perl IDE do you use?
Jagadeesh N. Malakannavar
mnjagadeesh at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 00:48:37 PDT 2011
I think beginner of any language should use emacs with ecb and flymake. This
set will make things much easier to learn. flymake with perl is
little dangerousness if you what code you are writing otherwise you will be
having nice experience.
On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Kevin Frost <biztos at mac.com> wrote:
> I'm one of those hardcore "editor is my IDE" types, TextMate where
> available and vim where not. In Perl anyway.
> Now I'm learning Objective C for iOS and I'm suddenly a huge fan of XCode
> (version 4 anyway), which is about as I a DE as they come.
> So I would say that a beginner could gain a lot from using an IDE, and for
> experienced coders I respect their choice whatever it is.
> -- frosty
> On Apr 18, 2011, at 2:50 AM, Dan Dascalescu <ddascalescu at gmail.com>
> >>> But let's consider someone new to Perl, without prior investment. Are
> >>> there objective reasons why they should *not* use a *real* IDE (Padre,
> >>> Eclipse+EPIC, Komodo IDE)?
> >> Wow. It boggles the mind that you don't think there are any people who
> >> find that they're more productive without an IDE! You might have
> >> noticed that many Unix/Linux programmers prefer the shell prompt to a
> >> file manager. That's why IDE/no-IDE and command-line/GUI are
> >> considered religious issues.
> > Of course I understand that. I've also shown a bunch of command line
> > addicts at work how I was more productive on a variety of task than
> > them, using my trusty file manager. That's not the point. I also use
> > the command line a lot for another variety of tasks that my trusty
> > file manager is less suite for.
> > I specified "let's consider someone new to Perl, without prior
> > investment", and - my mistake - I should have added, "someone without
> > such heavy prior investment in command-line that they're simply
> > reluctant to use an IDE".
> > But indeed, this is a religious issue, and putting oneself with heavy
> > prior investment in the shoes of someone without prior investment, may
> > be hard.
> > --
> > Dan
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