Friday, September 30, 2005 Weblogs: Why should I choose only one IDE?:
I switch my preferred IDE and/or text editor every now and then and it seems Eclipse AND NetBeans might be my next choice.


I might choose an IDE if I was programming in one programming language for a long time. However, I find myself switching between languages all the time. One day its PHP, another Python, another Perl. I find using a text editor (TextWrangler, these days) for writing these scripts the best option. Plus having a shell open on the side helps. Even when I used to code in C/C++ or Java (depending on the semester/project) I never used an IDE. Could never get comfortable with one. The combination of emacs/vi and the command line compiler/debugger worked great for me.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...