[vbox-dev] Looking for IDE tools for coding on Virtualbox

Klaus Espenlaub klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Mon Apr 22 02:51:11 PDT 2013


On 22.04.2013 11:00, Xun Chen wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm wondering what IDE tools does everyone use in programming on
> Virtualbox? I use Visual Studio to edit codes in order to add some new
> functions for Virtualbox. But I find it not very convinient. Because we
> use KBuild for building, not Visual Studio IDE. So it's not very
> convinient to find out the building error when coding. Instead, we have
> to find out the error only in kmk builds.

Not aware of anyone using Visual Studio IDE. You might have luck using 
IDEs which are cross-platform and are highly configurable (netbeans, 
...), they can use custom make utilities normally without trouble.

> So do you have some good ways or good IDE tools for coding on Virtualbox?

IDEs are overrated :)


> Thanks a lot!
> Michael

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