Articles tagged 'rubymine'

  • JetBrains and the IdeaVIM plugin

    September 20, 2011


    This post was originally published in the Rambling Labs Blog on September 20, 2011.


    Last night I installed the latest version of RubyMine (just to have it as a backup plan though). I then tried to install the IdeaVIM plugin which, for older versions, had worked fine for me.

    But guess what? I downloaded and installed the plugin, restarted the IDE and it didn’t work. I thought that was odd since it usually worked after restarting. Wondering if it was an issue with RubyMine, I tried with WebStorm and PhpStorm having the same result.

    On my desperation, I went to JetBrains’ YouTrack to report a bug. And tonight, out of nowhere, I remembered that there was an option in the Tools menu…

    There it was… Tools -> VIM Emulator… unchecked…

    God...

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  • RubyMine vs Vim: my point of view

    September 18, 2011


    This post was originally published in the Rambling Labs Blog on September 18, 2011.


    So, I tweeted a question earlier today about what editor is preferred by the rubyists and, although I didn’t get many answers, it, combined with a recent discussion I had about RubyMine vs Vim later, helped me clear my reasoning a bit.

    By my reading of Agile Web Development With Rails and some people I follow on twitter, it seems that all the cool geeks use Vim (or TextMate or Emacs) for Ruby and Ruby on Rails programming instead of any IDE.

    I once googled to find out that vim was way complicated to set up. That same time, I found akitaonrails vimfiles on github. Fairly easy to set up if you just follow the instructions. But today I realized that there...

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