Development tools for dynamic languages - Programmer picks
PHP, Ruby, Python, and beyond - developers weigh in on seven popular IDEs and tools aimed at dynamic languages
By Paul Krill | InfoWorld | Published: 14:23, 27 November 2012
The increasing popularity of dynamic languages has given rise to a growing arsenal of development tools tailored to developers using languages like Ruby, PHP, and Python. So widespread is the array of tools available that it's often difficult to choose the right dev tool to suit one's needs.
We asked software developers for perspectives on the some of the more popular dynamic language development tools in use today: what they like, what they find lacking. The following is a selection of development tools catering to PHP, Python, Ruby, and beyond, as described by the software developers who use them. After all, who better to aid you in making your choice than your peers?
Embarcadero Technologies HTML5 Builder
HTML5 Builder takes getting used to, and startup has been an issue: "I find it a little slow to start, since it has to start some services. But I don't doubt that Embarcadero is working on the issue, and it may not be of the same importance to everyone."