Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


Top White Papers

More on LinuxToday


Moving to an IDE for programming (Eclipse with PyDev)

Oct 20, 2009, 05:02 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Terry Hancock)

[ Thanks to steve hill for this link. ]

"Eclipse is known mainly as a Java IDE and it does require Java itself, but it is also a powerful and flexible multi-purpose platform, and adaptations exist for programming in many languages, including Java, C/C++, Lisp, and Python. Python support is available with an Eclipse package called “PyDev”, and I have found it to be a big step up.

"Programming through the ages

"When I learned “vi”, I did not do so by choice in any real sense of the word. At that time, I was using a university Unix computer, and my choices were between vi and what was known as a “line editor”.[1] Emacs probably did exist in 1985, but I certainly hadn’t heard anything about it and I don’t think we had a copy. So, I knuckled under and learned all of vi’s bizarre syntax and hot keys, because I had to. I then developed my first professional program in Fortran 77 using it, which was probably about 5000 lines of original code. Needless to say, I learned vi pretty thoroughly."

Complete Story

Related Stories: