jedit.sourceforge.net is pretty cool. Cross Platform , open source ,
extendable , very fast for a java app.
Mac, *nix , Windows , Sun .... emacs binding etc etc etc
I like to use when I'm doing something on Windows and Linux so I use the
same environment for both.
>From: ilug-admin at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at linux.ie]On Behalf Of Mark
>Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2001 11:05 AM
>To: Gerard Gorman
>Cc: ilug at linux.ie>Subject: Re: [ILUG] good editor with syntax highlighting fo beginners ?
>>>Gerard Gorman wrote:
>>>> emacs with a good ~/.emacs file would do the trick. You can use it
>> without knowing all the C^x 5 2 etc (ie using only point and click)!
>> Also gets them over the fear!
>>>>The problem here is when a beginner does hit one of the control
>keys. In an editor that you are going to hand to a beginner you
>are looking for simple to use as well as hard to mess up or
>get lost in.
>>You would have to look at disabling lots in that .emacs file
>>What is your full list of requirements, so far I have seen:
> 1) Easy to use (notepad or simpler)
> 2) Syntax Highlighting
> 3) Does not rely on X
>>Mark Fallon E-mail : Mark.Fallon at oracle.com>Senior Software Engineer Phone : +353-1-8033207
>Global Product Engineering Fax : +353-1-8033221
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