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I'm tinkering around with Qt4 now, and may need to use KDevelop. The GUI design part for Qt4 is fine and intuitive, but that's only the GUI. I tried eclipse a little to see if I could convert a conventionally made project (some c code, yacc and lex, and a Makefile; planning to add C++ code and GUIs) but got lost many times and spend hours searching for explanations. I suppose the same is going to happen with KDevelop. The initial steps to put together a proper design of a development project seems to be always the biggest obstacle, at least for a novice to IDE's as myself. It seems always unclear where all the magic of the IDE and GUI maker machines ends and you finally have to think C or C++.
As I'm mostly into Perl programming I don't need much of an IDE. I do most of my editing with Vim, sometimes with jEdit or gedit. When I feel adventurous enough to try myself on a C or C++ project I use Anjuta. I think that preference stems mostly from the fact that I've known this IDE for quite some time and hence feel comfortable with it as I know my way around.
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I still use xwpe or else kate but then I never progressed past turbo-c on w-3.11 before linux and all I ever do is quick and dirty hacks for the heck of it or because I'm too lazy to do something a hack can do. I've always wanted just a plain old ide with out all the bells and whistles. Bells and whistles seem to be the way of the future for Linux aps.