A general editor, although this page has notes on using the Ruby plugin from rubyjedit.org
While it's really cool to have autocompletion, I think the experience of using Kate with my simple modifications is far better than this crap. My next step up from that would have to be a proper IDE.
See also Ruby on Rails on JEdit
2006-04-01 - 4.2 final ∞
You may need to modify your installation slightly for newer versions of these files.
Download the jedit java based installer
java -jar jedit42install.jar
- Download RubyPlugin.jar to
- Download jruby.jar to
- Download retroweaver.jar to
Download ruby.xml to
~/jedit/4.2/modes/(overwrite the existing file)
java -jar ~/jedit/4.2/jedit.jar
Things will fall apart at this point, which is ok. Click "Plugin Manager". Select [Console, Project Viewer, SideKick] and install them. If the download hangs, cancel the download then re-select the items and try again. Try again and again if you need to. Once they're installed quit jedit and re-start it.
Utilities > Global Options > Shortcuts .. At the top next to "Edit Shortcuts" click the dropdown box and pick "Plugin: RubyPlugin". Change them to match the following image:
At the top next to "Edit Shortcuts" click the dropdown box and pick "Macros". Choose "Run Script" and change it to
Autocompletion and colouring should work just fine. Press
f12 to run your script.
The fonts I can change to don't look much like the fonts of the same name, as seen from other applications, including other Java apps. For example, I can't make the fonts look better like i could for The Bean.
Bitstream Vera Sans Mono 15 Plain everywhere. I'm not happy about these fonts.