At first I would like congratulate Geany developers.
Geany is minimalistic, very comfortable, cleanly
designed with only one dependence - GTK. All what is
needed - I'm impressed :)
I hope Geany will keep this minimalistic way and will
not get bloated like Eclipse. Functionality is good,
but it must be easly disabled/enabled by user if he
wants. Also it shouldn't cost speed. Dependences is
most unconfortable to me - I never using stuff, which
needs many libraries used only by that stuff.
Here is what I would like to see in Geany, to be happy:
1. CVS/SVN integration into the interface - would be
great to work with repositories directly in Geany.
In this case I would like to have projects in Geany,
BUT only as possibility - I wouldn't to create project
for every source (some IDEs requesting this).
2. Remote working.
Would be great to have a possibility to edit files
remotely - with FTP, SSH, etc. And execute or compile
those files. I haven't seen this feature in any IDE,
at least I have looked, even in Eclipse, but it would
be VERY comfortable, especially when testing server-
Right now, when I need to modify some script or
application in servers, only one fast way is: ssh
server ; vim something.c ; gcc something.c -o
something ; ./something
In this case it would be kinf of fantastic - I
wouldn't need to install server-side software just for
testing server-side application in my workstation.
3. As mentioned in other feature requests, would be
nice to have these key bindings: ALT + 1, ALT .. N (I
cannot bind it to N). And default CTRL + TAB bindings
for switching documents would be nice too.
And one more tweak - would be good to choice Sidebar
position in Left or Right. And pressing on Slidebar
slide-block could hide/show him.
It is small things, but as You know, it could
influence programmer's efficiency much ;)
One more thing - diff file's syntax highlighting would
be great too.
4. In deeper future, would be great to have a Standard
C Library, STL, GTK+ and other widely used libraries,
APIs references integration with tooltips or code
completion (of course with possibility to be disabled
- this feature would cost speed).
But this is huge feature for deep future ;)
Thank You for great tool and good luck!
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