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Emacs vs RubyMine: What are the differences?

Emacs: The extensible self-documenting text editor. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor鈥攁nd more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing; RubyMine: The Most Intelligent Ruby and Rails IDE. JetBrains RubyMine IDE provides a comprehensive Ruby code editor aware of dynamic language specifics and delivers smart coding assistance, intelligent code refactoring and code analysis capabilities.

Emacs and RubyMine are primarily classified as "Text Editor" and "Integrated Development Environment" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Emacs are:

  • Content-sensitive editing modes, including syntax coloring, for a variety of file types including plain text, source code, and HTML.
  • Complete built-in documentation, including a tutorial for new users.
  • Full Unicode support for nearly all human languages and their scripts.

On the other hand, RubyMine provides the following key features:

  • Intelligent Ruby Editor
  • On-the-fly code analysis
  • Rails Models Diagram, Rails Project View

"Vast array of extensions" is the top reason why over 57 developers like Emacs, while over 61 developers mention "Productive" as the leading cause for choosing RubyMine.

According to the StackShare community, Emacs has a broader approval, being mentioned in 99 company stacks & 73 developers stacks; compared to RubyMine, which is listed in 92 company stacks and 47 developer stacks.

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What is Emacs?

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor鈥攁nd more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.

What is RubyMine?

JetBrains RubyMine IDE provides a comprehensive Ruby code editor aware of dynamic language specifics and delivers smart coding assistance, intelligent code refactoring and code analysis capabilities.
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    What are some alternatives to Emacs and RubyMine?
    Atom
    At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
    Eclipse
    Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation. Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform.
    Vim
    Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is distributed free as charityware.
    Spacemacs
    Since version 0.101.0 and later Spacemacs totally abolishes the frontiers between Vim and Emacs. The user can now choose his/her preferred editing style and enjoy all the Spacemacs features. Even better, it is possible to dynamically switch between the two styles seamlessly which makes it possible for programmers with different styles to do seat pair programming using the same editor.
    Visual Studio Code
    Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
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    Decisions about Emacs and RubyMine
    Johnny Bell
    Johnny Bell
    Senior Software Engineer at StackShare | 10 upvotes 26.3K views
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    RubyMine
    RubyMine
    Ruby
    Ruby
    Prettier
    Prettier
    WebStorm
    WebStorm
    PhpStorm
    PhpStorm
    Visual Studio Code
    Visual Studio Code
    #Help

    When I switched to Visual Studio Code 12 months ago from PhpStorm I was in love, it was great. However after using VS Code for a year, I see myself switching back and forth between WebStorm and VS Code. The VS Code plugins are great however I notice Prettier, auto importing of components and linking to the definitions often break, and I have to restart VS Code multiple times a week and sometimes a day.

    We use Ruby here so I do like that Visual Studio Code highlights that for me out of the box, with WebStorm I'd need to probably also install RubyMine and have 2 IDE's going at the same time.

    Should I stick with Visual Studio Code, or switch to something else? #help

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    Russel Werner
    Russel Werner
    Lead Engineer at StackShare | 5 upvotes 8.2K views
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    JavaScript
    JavaScript
    RubyMine
    RubyMine
    WebStorm
    WebStorm

    I work at the same company as you and I use WebStorm for 99% of my tasks. I also have RubyMine installed and use that when I have to tweak some backend code. I tried using RubyMine for JavaScript but was unhappy with how it felt and I believe that WebStorm is faster because it has less plugins and language extensions running. Summary: Buy and use WebStorm for primary development and keep VS Code around for when you have to touch Ruby.

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    Avatar of Sascha Manns
    Sascha Manns uses RubyMineRubyMine

    RubyMine is my favorite IDE for developing Ruby. It integrates other tools like bundler, rake and Testcases in a comfortable way.

    Avatar of Ngakkan Nyaagu
    Ngakkan Nyaagu uses RubyMineRubyMine

    RubyMine is the IDE of choice for this project due to window management, testing integration and refactoring capabilities.

    Avatar of Yoandy Rodriguez
    Yoandy Rodriguez uses EmacsEmacs

    Emacs is my text editor/frontend to git/ blog editor/ filesystem explorer/ tool for editing remote files.

    Avatar of eGotickets
    eGotickets uses RubyMineRubyMine

    Best tool especially if you are inheriting codebase you didn't write

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    Mathias Vonende uses EmacsEmacs

    'The' editor for erlang/otp-systems, integrates niceley with git.

    Avatar of Ismael Arenzana
    Ismael Arenzana uses EmacsEmacs

    Editor of choice. Vi fanboys please don't comment.

    Avatar of TriLED
    TriLED uses RubyMineRubyMine

    Used for Ruby development of our web applications

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