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Old Dec 17, 2006, 11:46 AM   #1
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Which Programming Environment do you use?

Which programming environment do u use under OS X ?

While I was under Windows I used to use M$ Visual C++ but under Mac OS I am a bit confused...
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 12:02 PM   #2
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Which programming environment do u use under OS X ?

While I was under Windows I used to use M$ Visual C++ but under Mac OS I am a bit confused...
Confused? not sure what that means. But i use Xcode. Sucks for C coding sometimes. Cuase it doesn't contain all the libraries, but its pretty nice and simple.
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 12:35 PM   #3
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XCode. As it rules for Cocoa.
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 12:59 PM   #4
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Another vote for XCode. I use it for Objective-C/Cocoa development, as well as the occasional C program. It works well for both, although it is obviously primarily designed for Objective-C/Cocoa development. If you want to do Java, Eclipse is probably the way to go (although XCode does support Java).
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 02:44 PM   #6
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I use XCode because it's free and still pretty hearty. and because I find having to build and maintain make files a bit tedious (but something I should get better at doing).

Though I try to do most of my actual coding using vim because my productivity increases by a whole lot when i can do hugely complex things (that would require lots of cut-paste/editing tools in XCode) with just a few keystrokes. Although this has the downside that I try to use vim movement commands in XCode when I'm fixing errors/bugs.
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 02:57 PM   #7
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Xcode works fine for most things on Mac OS X, but I don't care to use it for Java. However, it supports C, C++, and Objective-C very well.

Visual C++ style development hasn't been duplicated on Mac OS X but if you use Xcode for Objective-C, you'll find it's just as productive.
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 03:41 PM   #8
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Xcode for C/C++. IntelliJ for Java, which is a bit clunky, but works good for me.
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 09:40 PM   #9
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Old Dec 17, 2006, 11:22 PM   #10
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Old Dec 18, 2006, 03:22 AM   #11
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Another one for Xcode. I find it an extremely good programming environment, at least for C-like languages. In my opinion, your best bet in OS X development.
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Old Dec 18, 2006, 03:09 PM   #12
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Old Dec 18, 2006, 03:22 PM   #13
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X-Code does me fine for Java servlet development. For support tools that need to run on Windows I use RealBasic. That's the boring stuff, for the fun stuff I use X-Code and Objective C++. I can't wait for the promised code folding feature of X-Code 3.

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Old Dec 18, 2006, 08:44 PM   #14
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I use Xcode as well. Or rather, I'm learning programming on Xcode. I love it, it makes learning programming very fun...at least to me.
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I like to use Smultron for coding, and I compile either via the Terminal or using CPP Edit. I'm still using Smultron 1.2.7 — it's a great, lightweight, no-frills text editor.
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Actionscript (does that count? )
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Actionscript (does that count? )
Wouldn't Flash being the programming environment and ActionScript the (scripting) language used?
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Old Dec 19, 2006, 03:16 AM   #18
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XCode. For the second poster. What libraries out of the standard ones required for ANSI and ISO certification does GCC not have?
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Old Dec 19, 2006, 03:22 AM   #19
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Like many others, I use Xcode for C/Obj-C and I use Eclipse for my Java work.
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Wouldn't Flash being the programming environment and ActionScript the (scripting) language used?
oh, ok, Flash it is
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XCode. For the second poster. What libraries out of the standard ones required for ANSI and ISO certification does GCC not have?
I think they meant that the libraries aren't available for auto-complete type tools...
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I'm an old school Unix-type, so I use vim, g++ and CMake (make).
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I think they meant that the libraries aren't available for auto-complete type tools...
Probably the MS/PC-DOS libraries that his instructor was wanting him to use.
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