Semi-OT: Getting back into programming
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Fri Jun 11 08:30:16 CEST 2004
Joe Klemmer wrote:
> Ok, as much as I hate C, I have made the decision to try and get back
> into doing programming again. It's been 10 years since I was a "real"
> programmer, and that was COBOL on MVS (the first person to laugh get a
> smack up side the head!) I have gotten some very good books on C
> programming and found a few web sites with tutorials and such, including
> the GTK one. My question now is what tool/IDE/environment to use. I
> currently have Code Crusader, CodeForge, Anjuta and, of course, the
> vim/nedit with-lots-of-xterms IDE. I also have Borland C++ Builder X
> and KDevelop but they seem more for C++ than C, though I'm sure I could
> do C with them. The problem with the IDE's, other than the vim/nedit
> option, is the steep learning curve they all have. It's almost as much
> to learn the IDE as it is the language.
> I would like to ask what others are using. What is the preferred
> method or tools of development being used by you guys? I sm leaning
> towards either Anjuta or the vim/nedit method but am not against using
> something else. It would be good to be as compatible as possible with
> you guys. I'm not against taking a few months to learn an IDE but I'd
> rather learn one than all of them.
I use gvim, gnome-terminal, gdb and Xnest.
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