posted: April 15th, 2006 · by: Sven
I’ve been a happy Textpad user for several years now . I still consider Textpad the best Windows-only texteditor out there. Not that I’ve ever been that much religious about it. I simply found it to be the best-tool-to-get-the-job-done [tm].
I’ve tried several IDEs and editors but especially when it came to write non-Java/non-C++ code I’ve never found anything else that I’d actually use (and buy) - most of the IDEs being bloated beyond compare with tools that “nobody needs” [tm] and that I feel I can replace with tinier external tools far better. And most of the editors being total crap compared with Textpad’s power and simplicity.
But you certainly know. There’s always been that pesky devil sitting on my shoulder and telling me that to become a Real Programmer [trademarked also, of course] one simply *must* learn VIM.Read the rest of this entry