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Firsh says

I’m into AS3 with both legs now and for the OOP part I’d like to use an external editor. I tried FlashDevelop. Coming from the Flash IDE background I found the “AutoFormat” feature very handy and I’d also like this feature in my chosen external editor. I only found an autoindent plugin for FD.

Not just auto indent, but I’d like it to apply certain formatting patterns like spaces around operators, cuddling, auto ; signs and things like that. Call me lazy but even if I got the indenting and put the ; signs there still are some formatting to be done and it would be great if I could just apply that with one click.

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FlashTang says

Flash CS3 , I just like typing code by myself :P

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pezflash says

Bitfade use notepad. Deal with it. :P

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07happydays says

FlashDevelop is nice and simple. You can try FDT or Flex also.

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theRiviera says

This is one of those questions that you will never get a good enough answer. It’s like asking “Wich one do you love more? Your father or your mother?” :)

FlashDevelop is my favourite editor. It saves me a lot of time with its shortcuts, code generation, assets control, etc. But again, this is a personal choice.

FlashDevelop rocks!! :p

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radykal says

Long long time baaaack, when I used windows ;), I developed with FlashDevelop…....now Mac == Flash Builder 4!!!

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Firsh says

Okay but which one of these have the proper AutoFormat? So far I only found that in Flash itself. Tried to saturate my question around that becaue I’d even use notepad if it had that feature. But that wouldn’t be better than Flash… I really liked how FD works however:)

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Co-thinkers says

Flash CS5 IDE has better AutoFormat than CS3 .
Better class handling, function handling.

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Firsh says
Flash CS5 IDE has better AutoFormat than CS3 .
Better class handling, function handling.

I use CS5 currently :)

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bitfade says
Bitfade use notepad. Deal with it. :P
lol

compilation time is much important (for me) than anything else
quite strange nobody ever mention it
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