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By philolo1, 8 years ago, In English,

Hi everybody,
I just was wondering, what editor you are using during the contest (C++). I have been using kate for quite a while, but I am not really comfortible with it, the only need feature is, that I have my console down there. :)

 
 
 
 
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I’ve never seen anything better than Visual C++ 2010 so far.
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    Only for Windows users :)

    Code::Blocks is not so bad, as for me.

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      Cant agree with you there iama ;-) Code::Blocks is the best ever both in widows and linux :-) 
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        I meant that MS VC++ is only for Windows :)
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    VS2010 is slower than VS2005, and maybe express versions faster too.

    But of course you are right, i don't know another IDE with such good debug mode.

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      Вот какой №и%ер@ст нажал минус? Будь добр, объяcни свою позицию.

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        Я не №и%ер@ст, и даже не тот, что ты имел ввиду, зашаривая мат.

        Это я нажал минус[ко второму сообщению], потому что меня бесят вкладосрачи.
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          А я тебе нажал минус, за то что ты мне нажал минус.

          Здесь дело не во вкладе, а в том что человек зашёл в этот тред, и нажал минус на моем сообщении. Это как под дверью насрать втихаря.

          Просто некое негативное действие направленное против меня, сделанное анонимно и безо всякой видимой на то причины. Меня больше всего раздражает именно анонимность.

          Вот напиши кто-нибудь в ответ на мое первое сообщение ответ поносящий софт майкрософта и оскорбляющий меня лично матерными словами. Пусть даже при этом мое сообщение ушло бы в минус 100. Я бы спокойно отреагировал. Ну такое мнение у человека, ну воспользовался нецензурной бранью в мою сторону, ну пох.

          А тут просто какая-то крыса проходя мимо подленько нажала минус и шкерится. Бесит.

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            Пора уже около кнопок изменения вклада ввести кнопку "Вычеслить минусовальщика па АйПи". Часть вкладосрачей сразу же поутихнет.
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              Мне кажется, разгорятся с новой силой. Тут же начнется "Какого #у9 ты поставил мне минус". И начнется это не в личке, а в блогах.
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    Try Visual C++ 2012 ;)

    UPD: Didn't noticed the date.

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Code::blocks. I like it, but if you want to debug you must create a project (sometimes it is annoying), so I always set up 5 projects before a contest (one for each task)
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Java + Eclipse is my preferred combination, but when I want to use C/C++ for some reason, Geany is my choice - lightweighted, small, simple and fast enough.
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Vim
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    You are so brutal...

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    support vim
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    This one word comment seems more powerful than all other put together! VIM!
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    How do you use vim ? Can you please give me the link of it's download site ? Thanks.
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      If youre using Windows or MacOS, you can download it here.
      If youre using Linux, you probably can find it in your distros repositories.
      Vim requires some time to get used to it, but when you are, it becomes a very nice editor.
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Maybe I am first person who solves on Linux with Qt Creator.

I don't have any problems with projects. I create it in minute. This is very good IDE with user-friendly debugger. Sometimes MS Visual Studio better of course, but I love Qt Creator)

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    I like Qt too.
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    I use Qt Creator too. Built-in fake vim mode is very handy, and debugger is quite good.

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    Qt Creator is really very good. Advantages:
    1. Very fast.
    2. Better syntax higlighting
    3. Have the best autocompletion that i ever seen.
    Disadvantages:
    1. Debugging isn't so comfortable as in Visual Studio, but i think better than in Eclipse.

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      Yeah , I use QtCreator for C++ and Geany for python.
      but QtCreator dubugger needs some works...
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Dev cpp with personalized color preferences!
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Windows: FAR Manager + g++.exe 

Ubuntu: gedit + RunC plugin

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    You don't use debugger?
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      No ;) I just use console output, if I want smth. to debug... 

      UPD: I think it's more practical and easier....

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    Hey how to use FAR Manager ? I downloaded it. Size was just 3MB. When I ran it, it just shows a blue screen console with lots of option. Can you please tell me how to use it ?
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UPD: Not here :)

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On Ubuntu, Geany works fine with g++ (no debugging).
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I think This Link will Help .
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Code::Blocks on both Windows and Ubuntu and it works perfectly for me. :)

Edit: Code::Blocks 8.02, I don't really like new Code::Blocks 10.05.

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    Why don't you like Code::Blocks 10.05 :-P
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      Nothing special really, I just got used to Code::Blocks 8.02 and when 10.05 came out I didn't like the new source code formatting [ I know it can be changed, but never mind ] and new look and some other not so important things and I didn't upgrade to 10.05. :)
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Vim all the way! (and gVim)
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Mac OS X with gedit
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QtCreator. It is much faster than CodeBlocks,  it has nice autocompletion and debugger. Also, it shows all stl types correctly.
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Only Leafpad, only hardcore!
QtCreator is fine too.
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I use Gedit and Emacs and compile via terminal. I think that there exist Emacs for Windows too. A lil hard to get used to, but worth it. While Gedit is really easy to use. Also you can add some great plugins to both Gedit and Emacs.
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i think best choice is GVIM;
it has many useful commands that make your work very simple;
for example there is two cool tool that i like it:
1- if you press ctrl + 'A' on a number it will be increase
2- if you press shift + '~' on a char it will be change from uppercase to lowercase ...

also if you have a code that it doesn't have tabs you could improve it with "gg=G" command;
it has very simple GUI;
and there is many of these cool commands!
just use it & enjoy it!!
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    Thank you very much! I hadn't known about some of these Vim features!
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Emacs, it is quite good with gdb running from inside it.
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For C/C++ I prefer Code::Blocks both on Windows & Linux. Used Dev-C++ before.
For Java my choice would be Eclipse.
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Visual C++ 2010 is brilliant, but its speed of compiling is not good. I recommend Code::Blocks!
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I am using gEdit + Terminal =D
works like a charme.
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    Haven't you thied the "External Tools" plugin? It allows you to compile your code with no use of Terimnal.
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      I am writing on Ruby and dont like to have terminal and editor windows together.
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        You're using gedit + Terminal and don't like to have terminal and editor windows together?.. Sounds strange...
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          yep. for me its not so comfortable to code with two windows in one.
          ruby-ruby... there is no plugin for ruby in gedit to have some +.
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During contests I just use jEdit to edit code with syntax highlight. To run code, I have a folder where I place my solutions that has a script called runcpp.sh, which takes a source file name as argument the script just calls g++ to compile and if it succeeds runs the executable it just created.  I just run that script from a terminal.

To debug, I don't really need or like step by step debuggers. But I use valgrind whenever I get seg faults. It will just quickly find the line number that is corrupting your memory.

I generally find IDEs to be more problems than are worth for me. And for contests, you really don't need much features, and many features that are good for app development get in your way.

I choose jEdit because it has an auto complete plugin which I never use. But mostly because of some practical reasons not very related to contests.
- Very customizable. This is the reason I used to use vim, but I found its interface to be more of a load than something that helps. So I then searched for a replacement that was as flexible in configuring visual themes and also in adding new languages. Theming requires plugins, but it is all right.
- The ability to add custom languages. I don't have time to learn to use and configure a different editors for each different language I use. It gets worse when you create new languages.
- Cross platform and open source: To me, these two are the utmost basic requirements for any software I would have to endorse. Cross platform means I don't have to be locked to an operating system just because it is the only one that runs an applciation. Open source is a guarantee that if the people behind the software go missing or begin getting odd ideas, other people will be able to replace them.

In topcoder SRMs, I just use a slightly modified version of KE, it runs code in a terminal window.
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emacs only
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I used to use Code::Blocks but I've been using GVim for quite some days now! :-)
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My current favorite is Code::Blocks. It's sleek, highly customizable (without the onslaught of features being overwhelming to the senses), and user friendly. The debugger, however, is primitive to the point of being insanity inducing.
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Linux:
I`m using Kate with Yakuake.
Yakuake shows you your Terminal after pressing F12.
It`s comfortable)

Windows:
VS
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Only vim/Gvim .... :D
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for windows and linux OS i am using eclipse with CDT client. it is fast, and reliable. also it is auto complete is very good and you can adjust it to use your GCC with is the standard in a lot of contests, but when i need to debug i switch to visual studio because it is better in debugging as it views maps and vectors,... in better way than gdt.

i think eclipse will be good for you if you switch between programming languages during contest.
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I always prefer Visual C++ 6.0 cause I used to it.
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Dev-C++ for Windows

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NetBeans on Fedora Visual Studio on Windows

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Code::Blocks or Geany

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With me ViM is enough :D.

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NetBeans on linux, visual studio on windows. Both have a great debugger.

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Linux-> Vim Windows-> Code::Blocks or DevC++

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do u call editor IDE?

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Linux -> Geany Windows -> C-Free

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K-Develop for Ubuntu

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Sublime text 2.

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Geany is the best code editor for competitive programming :-)

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Started out using vim but now totally in love with Emacs. I think it is the best editor.

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Visual Studio Code

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Gedit + auto indent plugin

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