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IDE for Ruby/Rails

 
Paul Michael
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What IDE do you guys use for Ruby/Rails development?

Which "free" option is the most loaded in terms of Ruby/Rails support?

Super Thanks!
 
Nick Plante
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There are a number of options. Most Rails developers seem to prefer lighterweight options like TextMate. There's also a great Rails.vim plugin if you're a Vi sorta guy.

If you're looking for a more heavyweight traditional IDE, I can heartily recommend NetBeans, which has evolved to have phenomenal Ruby/Rails support. Other options include Aptana/RadRails (Eclipse-based), IntelliJ, and Komodo.
 
Nick Plante
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Btw, NetBeans is available free of cost. I'd start there if you're looking for a traditional IDE. Rails.vim is also free, of course.
 
David Berube
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GVim with Ruby support and Rails.vim is awesome. (There's a reason why Timothy Pope, author of Rails.vim, is in the acknowledgments for my book.)

Take it easy,

David Berube
 
Paul Michael
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Thanks Nick and David!

Being an Eclipse guy I think I'm going to try Aptana Rad Rails first.

I don't have the luxury of playing around with a new IDE (at least for now).
 
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My Ruby friends are totally satisfied with NetBeans.
 
Kuladip Yadav
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Is there any plug in in Eclipse for ruby/rails ?
[ September 04, 2008: Message edited by: Kuldeep Yadav ]
 
Paul Michael
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Kuldeep, this article might be of interest to you.
 
Kuladip Yadav
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Originally posted by Paul Michael:
Kuldeep, this article might be of interest to you.


Paul ,
I got what I want.


Thank You
 
Shashank Agarwal
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Originally posted by John Todd:
My Ruby friends are totally satisfied with NetBeans.


Yes for Ruby. Never tried Rails.
 
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