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 About Eddie

Eddie is a programmers editor for MacOSX and Gnome Linux. Inspired by the Macintosh Programmer's Workshop, Eddie brings some of it's powerful features into a modern lightweight and capable programmer's editor. Eddie is ideal for C++/Obj-C development using makefiles and shell tools but can also be used with XCode projects. The Worksheet in Eddie is a full-featured shell that combines the power of bash and the ease of editing in a normal text window-like mode. Eddie is equally capable at editing HTML, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Lua and many other languages.
Originally written for BeOS it is lightweight, fast and responsive. Currently actively developed on the Mac, it is a modern, fully native Mac app, well integrated into the latest versions of Mac OS X. Beta of a Gnome Linux version also available.

 Key Features

  • Full—featured editor with an extensive set of powerful editing commands, unlimited Undo and more.
  • Innovative keyboard shortcuts such as Smart Swap.
  • Worksheet windows with a full bash shell integration, enhanced Tab-completion support
  • Precise syntax coloring for C/C++/Obj-C, makefiles, assembly, HTML, JavaScript, Lua, Python, Ruby, LaTeX and many other file formats
  • Function popup with full C/C++/Obj-C support, JavaScript, Perl, Lua, Python
  • Magic prototyper greatly simplifies C++ and Obj-C development
  • Advanced indexer with symbol lookup and completion of C/C++/Obj-C code
  • Rich #ifdef balancing, commenting
  • Multiple clipboards with an extended feature set for complex copy-paste jobs
  • Worksets allow organizing files into project-like groups
  • Git and Subversion source control integration
  • Support for automatic makefile generation
  • Search/Replace supports regular expressions, multi-file, incremental search
  • Documents may be opened as tabs
  • Windows may be split horizontally and vertically into several panes
  • Extensive plugin API gives plugins full control over the application
  • Open and save to SFTP servers allows easy remote file editing
  • Enhanced regex search in the Find window
  • Every keyboard shortcut fully configurable (includes plugin commands)
  • Support for source control systems like Git, Subversion, Perforce, CVS
  • Optional Emacs-like keymap support
  • Super-fast, handles huge files easily

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