Saturday, June 25, 2005

Perl IDE's

Two of the most sophisticated graphical Integrated Development Environments (IDE) for Perl are probably EPIC and Komodo.

Two command-line IDE's are emacs and vi/vim. There are a variety of extensions that people have created for these two venerable text editors that provide many of the capabilities of graphical IDE's.

Better Development Tools for Perl, or Perl is Dead

I'm working on an article for O'Reilly's wherein I assert that what Perl needs is few great Integrated Development Environments that equal or exceed the features currently available for Java.

An early rough set of notes on the subject is online at

The fully developed article should be on in a month or two.

A related an valuable article is Adam Kennedy's article on his new PPI module.