Re: Recommended editor for novice programmers?
- Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2017 11:48:24 -0400
- From: rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Recommended editor for novice programmers?
On Sunday, September 03, 2017 11:30:09 AM Larry Dighera wrote:
> On Sat, 2 Sep 2017 20:46:33 -0400, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >I do occasionally use vi (when
> >I'm stuck with no other editor), but I wouldn't wish either on a novice
> >programmer. Further, I don't think they have any advantage over a good
> >GUI editor with features like a scripting language, keyboard macros,
> >outlining / folding, syntax highlighting, and such.
> With regard to the missing features being lamented above:
> -and-play/ https://majutsushi.github.io/tagbar/
> For syntax highlighting, simply write: "Esc:syntax on" to activate the
Hmm, I guess I need to clarify--I wasn't lamenting or trying to imply any
missing features in vi/vim or Emacs, but rather trying to respond to others
who seemed to believe such features didn't exist in many GUI editors.