True. Why not try Gedit or maybe sublime text 2? Just a suggestion.


On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Eric Christopherson <
echristopherson / gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 3:32 PM, 7stud -- <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> > Your mac already comes with a computer programming text editor--it's
> > called vim.  To learn how to use it, open up Terminal and type:
> >
> > $ vimtutor
> >
> > You can also search 'vim' to learn how to configure it any way you want.
> > Once you get the basics down, download macvim to get even more features.
>
> Let's not distract a newbie with a funky editor. I love Vim, but it's
> too much to learn when you're also learning programming for the first
> time.
>
>