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    Re: Newb Question

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCPUWizard View Post
    For 90% of all situations, there is simply no good practical reason NOT to use a modern IDE.
    True on Windows. There are plenty of Linux-based environments where emacs/vi and Makefiles are still the order of the day, with no particular difficulties as a result. Takes longer to learn though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lindley View Post
    There are plenty of Linux-based environments where emacs/vi and Makefiles are still the order of the day, with no particular difficulties as a result. Takes longer to learn though.
    Agreed, but with a little work (or getting someones elses work...) emacs has enough extensibility to really BE an IDE....
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