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Old 03-23-2009, 05:04 PM   #1
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Extendable editor for linux?


Hi all.

Currently I'm using VIM, mostly it suits my needs (RoR, Perl, HTML, JS,
CSS and shell development), but there is a bunch of problems (from the
latest: no autocmd events for document change, autocompletion problems,
indentation of mixed types (i.e. HTML + JS),...).

I want to have some editor which could be very extensible with
Perl or Ruby scripts. I've found that GEdit is pretty nice,
but it doesn't have normal indentation and extensible only with Python
which I don't know

It has no matter GUI or TUI, just I need something very flexible &
extensible.

Any ideas?

Regards, naquad.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 10:29 AM   #2
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jed, jed-extra

xjed

mpded

xvile

fte-xwindow


Otherwise ... Emacs
 
Old 03-24-2009, 10:40 AM   #3
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Have you looked in the Members Choice awards section ?

https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...ice-awards-83/
 
Old 03-24-2009, 10:45 AM   #4
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jed, jed-extra

xjed

mpded

xvile

fte-xwindow


Otherwise ... Emacs
all of them are not what I'm looking for or dead
Seems that Emacs is my way... or writing a new editor.
Emacs has a finger breaking shortcuts (ctrl-alt-shift-x )
+ it looks like its GUI didn't change since 80-s.

Thank you for help, I think I'll try to look for something in
commercial software area.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 09:19 PM   #5
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Have you looked in the Members Choice awards section ?

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the best there is vim
 
Old 03-24-2009, 09:33 PM   #6
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geany ???. Do you speak C (for the extentions) ?
I used to like nedit, but we had a "death of nedit" thread a while back, and geany was suggested as a replacement.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 10:12 PM   #7
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geany ???. Do you speak C (for the extentions) ?
I used to like nedit, but we had a "death of nedit" thread a while back, and geany was suggested as a replacement.
Yes, I do speak C. But Geany can't get even to the level of my current
vim (file browser is awful, no autocompletion, formatting is poor,
no snippets, ...). And final problem: it doesn't support plugins written
in scripting languages. Even if I know C I don't want to write
extensions in it, because it takes much more time than to write
in same ruby or perl.

I think I'll have to learn lisp
That doesn't make me happier, but at least it'll be able to solve my
tasks and fullfill requirements.

Also tried gedit and kate: it's too raw + small community, so there are
not so many plugins.

Anyway, I'll try to do something with emacs, then we'll see.
 
Old 03-25-2009, 05:56 AM   #8
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Actually, vim is extensible eg http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/How_to_write_a_plugin
 
Old 03-25-2009, 06:20 AM   #9
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Yes, I know. I wrote several plugins for my needs and modified a bunch
of existing ones.

But vim-script lacks functionality and syntaxic constructions, in other
words: it's very primitive, 20 lines of ruby code become about
120 (best case) of vim-script code. This was seen while I was writing
my plugin for inline html check. I know that vim is able to use
ruby, but that doesn't look clean for me.
 
  


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