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choosing an IDE strongly depends on sympathy and your personal needs.

Having said that I'd try to get into learning one of the powerful editors like Emacs or Vim. XDS Modula-2 integrates nicely with the great GNU-utilities. So using Makefiles and so on turns the mentioned editors into highly customizable environments. It's a pity XDS doesn't support GDB -

If you want a more Windowish solution you may want to have a look at Kate. An editor for KDE coming with M2 syntax-highlighting and the ability to drive userdefined programs from the GUI.

Here's a Spanish-only link describing a possible setup with a different compiler. Translation via one of the search-engines works acceptable.


You may also want to have a look here:


Hope this helps,


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