Linux / UNIX: Geany Lightweight Integrated Development Environment

last updated in Categories C Programming, CentOS, Debian Linux, Gentoo Linux, Gnome, Linux desktop, Open source coding, RedHat/Fedora Linux

Geany is cross platform (UNIX/Windows/BSD) fast, powerful, easy to use integrated development environment for PHP, Java, C and much more. If you wanted to quickly edit source code, Geany is for you. Here’s an introduction to using Geany’s built-in features, including the IDE and built-in development capabilities.

VIM as an IDE for writing programs under Linux / UNIX

last updated in Categories C Programming, Gentoo Linux, Howto, Linux, Tips, Ubuntu Linux, UNIX

I’m already using few tips described here. From the article:

So I like vim a lot, and I’ve been using it on and off for a few years, but recently I’ve been using it full-time to code in Python. I learned a few things along the way and I made vim a better IDE for myself. Here’s how.

You can follow along or go straight to author’s .vimrc file. Place the .vimrc file in your home folder and enjoy the goodies.

The first step is to make sure you have the equivalent power of jedit, textpad, gedit and the like.