Hey #Rust aceans - What do you edit in?

I'm using VSCode a lot, but I don't really feel like it's all that solid at completion and helping me code better.

@Eden I'm still very new to rust, but I've been happy with (neo)vim with racer/RLS

…but then it'd probably take a lot to convince me to leave vim—it does have that effect on people :)

@codesections I've been a little pushed towards kakoune on mac, I'm still trying it out, but I know a lot of people like it as a kinda-like-vim :) I do quite like vim though, it's just a shame it doesn't seem to fit well with a windows laptop!


@Eden @codesections vim actually works pretty good on Windows if you get the gVim builds. NeoVim is pretty terrible on Windows though.

I really like the idea of Kakoune and I think they're absolutely doing the modal editing and commands right, but it's absolute hell for anyone who is used to Vim due to all the muscle memory.

@kungtotte @codesections

I'm trying IntelliJ right now, but I'll try gVim after, thanks!

Yup! Tried to learn it recently and I had to start writing it down on notecards because I kept vimming it.

I do wish they had a better intro like Vim for "Here's what you need to get started, and here's how to do common tasks"

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