That's odd... I'm running NetBeans 6.8 on Ubuntu, and it's got code
completion.  I do have to wait a second or two for the list to pop up,
but when it does, it's got not just File's methods, but pretty much
every method available.  How long did you try it for?


On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 19:59 -0500, Tom Wardrop wrote:
> I've looked at quite a few IDE's (or editors) for Ruby on Windows, but
> seem quite unimpressed by them. I've tried Netbeans, RadRails, IntelliJ,
> Redcar and others. I'm yet to find an editor that does basic code
> completion. For example, if I type a new line with the keyword "File." I
> would expect to be prompted with all the methods provided by the File
> class. It's this functionality which you expect from an IDE. Thus far,
> all the IDE's I've tried have been little more than glorified syntax
> highlighters; I may as well just use notepad++.
> 
> Can I ask what others are using to edit Ruby code on Windows?