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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The tiny bit of developing I do means Gedit, Ubuntu’s default text editor, is more than adequate for my (very basic) needs.
But for proficient programmers a good text editor is as important to productivity as a finely tuned car is to a professional race driver.
Okay, slightly exaggerated comparison, but the point is still valid; we all work best when using tools that help us and not hinder us.
And so Sublime Text 2, a proprietary IDE currently in beta that’s often described as being better than the popular mac client ‘TextMate’.