I've always used UltraEdit -- VERY worth the money (but it's
shareware, not freeware). However, it is very customizable with
optional dictionaries and user-defined syntax highlighting. I use
it for all C/C++, LUA script, and Delphi/VB apps because I've been
using UE longer than I've been using the IDEs :-)
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "William F B Labbett" <zhaffel@...>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 14:43:19 +0100
>does anyone use a text editor
>to write their code?
> i'm thinking of doing this
>because IDE's which try to
>make things simpler often
>cause problems. I'm using
>Dev-C++ 4 at the moment
>and i just lost a load of
> i'm thinking maybe it'd
>be better to use notepad
>and then open up the files
> you wouldn't believe the
>things that've been going on
>on my computer!
> maybe i should uninstall
>it all and get Dev-C++5
> (another poem formatted mail :)
>thanks for any advice,
>I've just downloaded the freelancer demo from the
>microsoft site so i think
>i'll have a break playing that :)
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Thomas Fjellstrom" <tfjellstrom@...>
>Sent: Monday, July 28, 2003 2:11 PM
>Subject: Re: [AL] freeware rules!
>> On July 28, 2003 06:38 am, William F B Labbett wrote:
>> > hi Allegro,
>> > does anyone know a good
>> > freeware installer-making
>> > program?
>> > Freeware rules!!
>> > Will (as busy as a bee
>> > working on game :)
>> > Don't forget you can get my
>> > program i wrote the other
>> > year from my site now.
>> > I put it there to save me
>> > having to email it seperately
>> > to people when they asked for it.
>> hmm.. installer? Theres the nullsoft installer
>> (http://www.nullsoft.com/free/nsis/), and Inno Setup
>> (http://www.jrsoftware.org/isinfo.htm). I like Inno Setup, but
>> like the null soft one... Just pick one you like the most :)
>> Thomas Fjellstrom