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Re: what's the best IDE for C programming in Debian?

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 9:10 PM, Steve Witt wrote:
> Seriously, if you like an big IDE then I'd recommend eclipse. I've been
> forced to use it on a project for the last year and I really dislike it. It
> is too heavyweight and gets in my way. To me, a decent editor that does
> syntax high-lighting (vim or emacs and others are very capable in this
> regard), a couple of xterms, make and gdb (or ddd), are all the IDE one
> needs. Probably the older people (of which I am becoming) will say this, and
> the younger people, who grew up with IDEs will be horrified. I see this a
> lot where I work. There is a longer learning curve I think with the method I
> recommend, but I also think that knowledge gained is well worth the effort.

Might I also add kdevelop and Anjuta? While they are pretty different
from the class you discuss, they also fit the bill to a great extent.

Kumar Appaiah

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