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actually I tried it, didn't like it,
tried some others (eclipse, code:blocks, codelite...) and liked those even less.
Anyway vs code: I'd not go so far to say it's the best, rather the "least worst."
... perhaps too harsh, gonna move up a notch to "most alright."
I'm pretty confident it will improve though, it'll never be visual studio but it'll sure pick up more of the vs-like capabilities.
worth learning: definitely.
I mean typical linux down at dev level it's all about the little 'quirks' - gotta find those bit's 'n pieces that make it possible to get stuff done ... (but unlike winduds once you get it set the way you want there's no fear the next "update" will break your settings or something you rely on will cease to exist.)
general non coding linux text editor: notepadqq (good notepad++ workalike - no extensions though)
remember: if you're moving around linux sites still absolutely required to have basic vi knowledge - even though [including vim] it's still a sick piece of crap, but it's always there.
I tried using it, but there is no concept of a "project" the way we know and love the paradigm in visual studio.
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So I was cleaning my coffee grinder this morning and dropped the little feeder thingie, which proceeded to chip off a number of important bits. After a brief panic, I managed to super-glue it back together, but it reminded me of the perhaps oft casually considered but seldom spoken debt that the software industry owes to South/Central America.
Could it actually even be over-estimated? I'm not sure it could. How many lines of code a year are written under the influence of coffee? What's one of the few, or possible even the only, consistently free amenity that software companies offer their employees?
Of course coffee isn't the only stimulative product from Central America, and others may have often contributed. But coffee is far and away the fuel that powers the software industry. You'd think that the big companies would have long since made moves to consolidate their control over this important resource, sort of the way the US moved to control pitchblende deposits in the early 40s once it became apparent what sort of energies here hiding in there.
n 20 years of doing development work, I've never worked with another developer that drank coffee, including myself.
That's very weird, with how many developers have you worked with? I actually never worked with another developer that did not drink off. I am always the weird'o that does not drink coffee.
And I have worked with MANY developers and never met a single one that is not fueled by coffee except me. I am however fueled by caffeine through either capsules or energy drinks, just because I don't like the taste of coffee.
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I just checked and the coffee I've been drinking for a while now is from Guatemala and Brazil. It's single estate stuff, or claims to be, that for whatever reason happens to actually be available in stores here in the rural'ish South East. I'd have to make a bit of a drive to get better.
It would be like the wine world's single vineyard I guess. I.e. it's not just some big seller going around and grabbing beans/grapes from various places and blending it all together, losing the specific characteristics of a particular grape/bean.
Not that some coffee blends aren't good, but (in theory at least) single estate/vineyard stuff is more 'ground level' and gives the growers an alternate route to market than the bulk sellers. Of course maybe in reality it's meet the new boss, same as the old boss, I dunno.
Just know that I don't give eeffoc until I've had my coffee.
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How many lines of code a year are written under the influence of coffee?
In my case coffee serves the following two purposes:
(1) Brown stuff with cream and sweetener is a required part of my morning. There must be many cups of the stuff. My doctor has convinced me to reduce it to 33% caffeinated, but has no problems with the quantity (a pot-full a day).
(2) As long as (1) is met, I won't have my big debut on CNN in the afternoon and I let the rest of you live.
LOL! I guess if one would want buggy, non-working code hallucinogens would be the way to go.
Regardless, there were a number of 100+ hour work weeks living off (c)old pizza and soda in my past. You might as well hooked us up an IV for the Jolt colas we were downing to get the project finished on time.
Sufficient levels of sufficiently potent coffee can accomplish a lot. When I first went out on my own, for the first 5 years I worked 80 to 100 hours a week, without a single day off. That sounds fantastical but it's true. A 'day off' was only working 10 or 12 hours so that I could squeeze in a movie before going to bed. I was wound up like you wouldn't believe, and more than a bit snappish sometimes.
For the last year'ish or so I've started using a little one cup coffee press from fresh ground beans. I'm drinking less than I used to, but it's really good when you make it that way, and pretty punchy as well.
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