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Re: Recommended editor for novice programmers?




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On Sun, Sep 03, 2017 at 08:48:08PM +0200, solitone wrote:
> On Saturday, 2 September 2017 15:01:37 CEST The Wanderer wrote:
> > I'm not sure what you would qualify as a "programming editor", but what
> > I use to write code (when nano won't do) is geany, which is a graphical
> > syntax-highlighting editor with various other features useful to a
> > programmer.
> 
> But is there anything that can do code autocomplation, for C++ or Java for 
> instance? Like getting the list of methods available for an object, when 
> typing a dot, as a typical IDE would do.

Never used it myself (I don't particularly care about autocompletion), but
Emacs Semantic[1] reportedly does.

If you are serious about programming, Emacs is definitely worth a look.

Editors are our most important tools. That's why there are so many choices.

Cheers

[1] https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/semantic/Using-Semantic.html

- -- tomás
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