Thursday, July 28, 2016

Integrated Development Environments

Folks, UNIX is the ultimate IDE. That is what it was written for!

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  1. One classic Unix intro is actually titled The Unix Programming Environment.

    (With such gems as -- from memory -- "you may find it useful to employ software version control", "some newer, more advanced editors such as vim or emacs", and "enormous files, 30 kb in size".)

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    1. I read it when you were knee-high to a grasshopper, Silas.

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    2. Cool! It's crazy that it's still in use -- the CTO bought it for me to read at my first software job (2012) at a hip startup.

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  2. Also VMS. Crazy how many tools in the OS are helpful for coding.

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