[CentOS] gcc editor for newbie (Emacs or vim or ?)

Tue Aug 12 01:03:28 UTC 2008
Tim Utschig <tim at magnumsemi.com>

On 08/10/08 15:04, Lanny Marcus wrote:
> I downloaded the .pdf version of "Thinking in C++" and I've
> begun to read that and I did
> yum groupinstall 'Development Tools'   I'm a Newbie Desktop
> user, jumping into the deep end of the pool. Should I try to learn
> vi (Vim) (which obviously will help me, if I ever need to
> administer a remote box)  or install Emacs or something else,
> for the gcc editor?  An easy learning curve is strongly preferred,
> but, I am 100% aware of the advantages of vi. Recommendations?
> TIA!

I'm a Vim user myself, but I noticed one of our engineers using an 
editor which looked pretty nice.  It's called "geany":


Looks like DAG has packaged it:


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