Publishing flamebait [Fwd: Pragmatic Bookshelf releases "FromJava To Ruby"]

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at
Wed Jun 28 16:31:09 MDT 2006

On Wed, 28 Jun 2006 14:42:36 -0600, "Gregory Hill"
<Gregory_Hill at> said:
> > I don't dismiss what he has to say -- I'd be saying the same thing if
> > I developed software with emacs instead of a modern IDE.  A few of my
> > points on the subject would be:
> While maybe not up to the functionality level of a Java IDE, Ruby,
> Python, Perl, and PHP have Komodo, which is a pretty decent IDE for
> those languages, IMO.  But it does cost $500 for a pro license (home use
> is $30 last I checked).  

$300, not $500.

Python also has the free PyDev available, an eclipse plugin providing
much of the same functionality.  (There are lots of other free options,
but PyDev is the only one that really stacks up vs Komodo.)

C++ is history repeated as tragedy. Java is history repeated as farce.  --Scott McKay

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