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Re: Recommended editor for novice programmers?




Oops, now I see--"novice programmer" is in the subject line.  Still, I stand 
by my (and Cindy's) comments, maybe some willl borrow the computers who are 
not interested in programming--I certainly hope so! :-)


On Saturday, September 02, 2017 04:28:51 PM rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> +1, and I'll go a step or two further:
> 
> It wasn't clear from the original post that the audience is programmers,
> thus, I'd want to show potential users that LInux has many of the same
> tools and capabilities as those other OSs.
> 
> Further, I would make sure to choose several editors, including some that
> are somewhat windows like--I'd include:
> 
>    * at least one from the family of editors powered by Scintilla, perhaps
> Geany and Scite
>    * kate (from KDE) and maybe something equivalent from GNOME (I
> essentially have never used GNOME)
>    * nedit
> 
> Oh, and maybe to give one of the simplest editors that can be used as root
> without having to get access to an X display: "editor"