Chapter 2: Working With Editors

One of the most fundamental tools required for application development on any platform is a text editor; and the Linux operating system offers programmers a wide variety to choose from. These editors offer a wide variety of functionality from simple editing features to syntax highlighting and reading e-mail.

In this chapter, we will focus on a couple of editors that offer features that will be of interest to developers, Jed, vim, and Emacs. All of these editors offer extended features beyond simple text editing.

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