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Old 09-14-2009
Bug which platform

hi everyone,

i am new in unix. i want to write(develop) unix shell script/program.
which platform can i use.
Generally i write scripts in "vi" platform.
Are there any platform for develop shell programs.
Please help me.

Thanx for your advice.
# 2  
Old 09-14-2009
'vi' is not a platform. Its an editor. There some other editors avalable in unix like "emac", pico(vendor specific), vim etc.
# 3  
Old 09-14-2009
thanx my friend,

when i write follow commands system say me :
home/ttsadmin->vim ali
sh: vim: not found.
/home/ttsadmin->vim
sh: vim: not found.
/home/ttsadmin->emac
sh: emac: not found.

but when i write "vi" there isnt problem.
i understand that emac,vim ... are used out of unix. is it true?

which editor do you suggest me?
which one is the best?
and how can i use these editors(vim,emac).
are they program? if so, must i download them?

thanx a lot.
# 4  
Old 09-14-2009
# 5  
Old 09-14-2009
vi & vim are similar, and in most distributions vi is aliased to vim.

As Neo pointed to the poll, you can check there that most of us use vi/vim for any writing/editing we do.

If you face "vim command not found", you need to check whether it is already installed or not ? If not installed, install using your package manager.
# 6  
Old 09-14-2009
Hi,

As described by Neo please refer to the list of editors from the poll, and as always men's best freind---GOOGLE....

Cheers,
Shazin
# 7  
Old 09-14-2009
Thanx everyone

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