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Re: GUI Interactive Shell

On 08/25/2010 02:29 PM, Robert Spiteri wrote:
Thanks for the info Ben. So I guess i'll have to wait for Squeeze to be released in order to make things simpler.

I don't think you have to wait to try it out today. I and others have been making quite usable Squeeze-based images for several months.

Another way I was thinking about was to use vim only without any GUI since the nxjc and java installers need to GUI to install and work, so that can be done using the Live interactive shell. However in order to add the code completion in vim for java, I would need to install eclim and a prerequisite of eclim is to have eclipse installed. So I am again stuck here....

Unless there is another simpler way for code completion in vim as re: Java.

I can't really comment on this, as I don't know the Java world well. There is http://lists.debian.org/debian-java and perhaps if you described your project they might be able to make some recommendations.

I already configured vjde on my system (http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=1213) to give it a try. Code completion works but for some reason it does not list all the classes correctly. Example in java.util there should be the Date class which was not listed, together with many others classes.

If I find a way to solve tab completion in vim, I would go about it using vim and hence build a text based distro. Personally i hate GUIs and if I can do it using console it will be great.

Or maybe use some native Java programmer's text editor like jedit?


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