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beginning_php thread: Speaking of editors... What do you use on a Linux system?


Message #1 by "John Arbon" <subscriptions@c...> on Fri, 10 May 2002 03:25:43
What command-line and/or xwindows editors do YOU use on a Linux system to 
create PHP scripts?

And why?

John
Message #2 by "Nikolai Devereaux" <yomama@U...> on Thu, 9 May 2002 19:27:07 -0700
> What command-line and/or xwindows editors do YOU use on a
> Linux system to create PHP scripts?
>
> And why?

you're bound to get the standard vi/emacs religious response, so I'll
refrain.

I like to use nedit on *nix systems.  (www.nedit.org)

I haven't used it for php, but I probably would if I developed on a linux
box.

Why?  I dunno.  I like the syntax highlighting for multiple languages built
in.  I like that you can program additional syntax highlighting rules as
regular expression patterns.  I like that you can define macros.

I haven't used it in quite some time, but I thought it was great a year or
two ago, and can (hopefully) only be better now.


Nik

Message #3 by John Lamb <J.D.Lamb@b...> on Fri, 10 May 2002 20:12:50 +0000
Quanta+

Because it has syntax highlighting.

JDL


John Arbon wrote:
> 
> What command-line and/or xwindows editors do YOU use on a Linux system to
> create PHP scripts?
> 
> And why?
> 
> John
Message #4 by "Jonothon Ortiz \(Xnext, Inc\)" <jon@X...> on Sun, 12 May 2002 00:40:20 -0400
on KDE I use gVIM, syntax highlighting :)

command line, I just stick to VI.

I think it's just primarily because I learned VI first. I do personally
think that it's easier to deal with than Pico or Emacs (let the flames
begin! lol)

Just for kicks, though, I use UltraEdit on windows - can't beat the syntax
highlighting and goodies it has. (fyi, most of these can be recreated on
VI/gVIM)

>John Arbon wrote:
>
> What command-line and/or xwindows editors do YOU use on a Linux system to
> create PHP scripts?
>
> And why?

Message #5 by "Dan Ostrowski" <dan@t...> on Tue, 14 May 2002 01:15:15
> on KDE I use gVIM, syntax highlighting :)

command line, I just stick to VI.

I think it's just primarily because I learned VI first. I do personally
think that it's easier to deal with than Pico or Emacs (let the flames
begin! lol)

Just for kicks, though, I use UltraEdit on windows - can't beat the syntax
highlighting and goodies it has. (fyi, most of these can be recreated on
VI/gVIM)

>John Arbon wrote:
>
> What command-line and/or xwindows editors do YOU use on a Linux system to
> create PHP scripts?
>
> And why?

Message #6 by "Dan Ostrowski" <dan@t...> on Tue, 14 May 2002 01:16:24
I use VIM most of the time.  I learned VI specifically because I want to 
be able to hook up at any UNIX system, anywhere, and be able to edit 
QUICKLY and EFFICIENTLY.

On a windows platform I use EditPlus and If I am in Xwindows on Linux ... 
well i usually still use VIM.

regards,
dan
Message #7 by Daniel Walker <dan@w...> on Tue, 14 May 2002 10:25:49 +0000
Well, I use joe, because that's what I've been using since my days on VTs
 at
University :) - load up the file and hit ^K-H (because I have a lousy mem
ory)
- it also doesn't linewrap like pico or K-write does does (urgh! the firs
t
time I opened a stupid ASP file using K write over a network to do a quic
k
edit on it - the file was huge and every single line that was too long fo
r
the screen display got line wrapped... and VBScript is not a free form
language and.... well, I'm sure you get the picture :). One badly broken
file!)

At the other end of the scale, I'm about to start playing with Dreamweave
r MX
for my work, focusing on the PHP extension. MX is a major glomming-togeth
er
of the various Allaire/Macromedia-derived offerings that were previously
available and most notable incorporates Homesite.. Of course, this is OSX
 and
WierdOS-only, but many PHP developers use these platforms these days.

Dan

On Tuesday 14 May 2002 01:15, you wrote:
> > on KDE I use gVIM, syntax highlighting :)
>
> command line, I just stick to VI.
>
> I think it's just primarily because I learned VI first. I do personally
> think that it's easier to deal with than Pico or Emacs (let the flames
> begin! lol)
>
> Just for kicks, though, I use UltraEdit on windows - can't beat the syn
tax
> highlighting and goodies it has. (fyi, most of these can be recreated o
n
> VI/gVIM)
>
> >John Arbon wrote:
> >
> > What command-line and/or xwindows editors do YOU use on a Linux syste
m to
> > create PHP scripts?
> >
> > And why?
>


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