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RubyNetBeans

In my quest to find a great Rails development environment I think I might have stumbled upon a winner. The other day I was looking around and I came upon this site talking about NetBeans

Downloaded, installed, configured, haven’t looked back since.

When configured just so it resembles the “king Rails editor” TextMate - sans a nice dark color scheme, but I code with a white background all day at work anyway so that’s not a big deal.

Then today, while reading through my RSS feeds, I come upon this post, and looky there! Mr. DHH is singing it’s praises too.

I’ve used NetBeans off and on for years now (since version 3.something I think) for my Java dabbling and it’s always been fairly solid. Let’s hope it stays that way and keeps the Rails support. Could be a real good thing happening…