Perl IDE

Edward Quick edwardquick at
Tue Aug 7 20:13:10 BST 2007

>On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 06:18:38PM +0000, Edward Quick wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I know any self-respecting programmer would only program in Vi, but
> > recently I've started to find IDEs can actually make life easier,
> > especially with large codebases. Does anyone here use an IDE for Perl? 
> > could they recommend one for me please?
>There are a few options.  ActiveState have an IDE offering, Komodo:
>Eclipse has a plugin called EPIC (eclipse/perl integration component):
>There were a few YAPC::NA talks about epic which you might enjoy.
>I personally like ECB (emacs code broser mode) for emacs, although I
>rarely use it for Perl projects.  It does work fine, but I haven't had
>a need for it :)
>Jonathan Rockway

Many thanks. At $295 I'll probably give Komodo a miss, and try EPIC. I've 
never got to grips with emacs although I've noticed it's quite popular with 
the old school ;-)

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