I use RadRails on my PC and TextMate on my Mac for straight Ruby
development. TextMate is lean and I really like that. I needed
something for Windows and RadRails was the best option for me. Context
(www.context.cx/) would work if it were a bit smarter about Ruby.

Lorenzo

dc wrote:
> I'm comfortable with eclipse but assumed radrails is very geared
> toward Rails dev. using it for a simple ruby file i thot would be
> difficult, the IDe expecting a framework...
>
> it also doesnt seem to have things like "jump to this method
> definition"... that  some other eclipse plugins (eg for PHP) have.
> its just a few little niggly things like this that make life a drag.
>
> /dc
>
> On 23/09/06, divemountain <ruby / sjliu.com> wrote:
> > Reprisal wrote:
> > > TextMate is all that and a bag of chips, like any powerful tool, there
> > > is some learning curve to take full advantage of.  Use it for
> > > everything and explore a lot and i expect you'll be very pleased.   If
> > > that doesn't work for you, you could check out
> > > http://www.radrails.org/ .  Personally i can't speak to its quality as
> > > the only thing that disappoints me about TextMate is that i've only
> > > just begun to utilize its potential.  You can learn a lot about
> > > TextMate from Allan's (and others) screen casts.
> > >
> > > p.s. Looking forward to the book James!
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > I use RadRails and I personally like it. It has come a long way in terms
> > of stability and features. Most importantly, I am able use VI key
> > mapping as my editor.  I have been curious of TextMate, though. Is there
> > any way that I can emulate VI in TextMate?
> >
> > steve
> >
> >
>
>
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