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Humor I shall make no bones about the fact that this request is purely filler material, but such threads have been a success in years past. Dear OSNews readers please furnish us with your wondrous and diverse desktop screenshots and machine specifications! Considering that I have used the same wallpaper and platform since 2006, there is no great insight that I can bring to the table. Also, whilst I'm here--OSNews Asks: How have mobile OSes changed your habits this year?
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RE[2]: My Screen ATM
by ephracis on Fri 31st Dec 2010 20:18 UTC in reply to "RE: My Screen ATM"
ephracis
Member since:
2007-09-23

Actually I am coming from Linux development so this is my first time using VS. I like it, I never really got attached to other IDEs and preferred vim.

The most notable difference in VS 2010 is that you can drag all parts of it around. Place different portions of the application wherever you want. For example I have Errors and Output on my laptop screen. They also rewrote it using WPF so it looks somewhat different (although everything is pretty much still at the same place).

Also the "Call Hierarchy" feature is handy when you want to see exactly what gets called.

What IDE do you use? I am particularly interested in a good IDE for RoR (preferably if it runs on Linux and can access SFTP mounted folders ;) ).

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RE[3]: My Screen ATM
by seanpk on Fri 31st Dec 2010 20:38 in reply to "RE[2]: My Screen ATM"
seanpk Member since:
2009-11-17

I develop in Eclipse (or in Eclipse-based IDEs, at least - RTC and RDPower) - it is great, "call hierarchy" is essential both for Java and C/C++. Eclipse has done re-positionable views for quite a while now - clearly it is handy.

I've not used it, but the Dynamic Language Toolkit provides Ruby support:
http://www.eclipse.org/projects/project_summary.php?projectid=techn...
Not sure how it'd be for RoR - but maybe someone's already extended it specifically for RoR ...

VS2003 is the last one I used - I quite liked it ... but can't say I'd go back for anything but .Net development.

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RE[3]: My Screen ATM
by Tuishimi on Fri 31st Dec 2010 21:14 in reply to "RE[2]: My Screen ATM"
Tuishimi Member since:
2005-07-06

Well, I have Netbeans, which is decent and MyEclipse but... I am afraid I am very old school in that I do 90% of my work in a simple text editor. Right now (Windows) I use UltraEdit mostly. On OSX I use TextMate.

But Netbeans has very good support for Ruby/Rails and it is much simpler to configure and use than Eclipse/MyEclipse.

But when we were a mostly MS shop we used Visual Studio (some 8 years ago we shifted to Java). I liked it, actually...

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RE[3]: My Screen ATM
by Lennie on Sat 1st Jan 2011 01:48 in reply to "RE[2]: My Screen ATM"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

I'm thinking of just going completely webbased for my editor with Bespin/SkyWriter https://mozillalabs.com/skywriter/ or Cloud9 IDE: http://www.cloud9ide.com/

But I think it still needs some polish before I'll do it. For now it's mostly gedit, geany or just plain vi.

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