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There is the comment shown below. Eclipse is the main competition to
IDEA, so this is going to put a certain amount of pressure on JetBrains
to make progress on their plug-in.
I was looking at some Scala source code from the Lift framework and I
was disappointed at the number of red marks I saw.
Posted February 21, 2011 at 4:17 pm | Permalink
This is Martin, the language designer. I am sorry that your tool
experience was so frustrating.
I just wanted to say that my company Scala Solutions has taken the over
development of the Eclipse IDE for Scala. We should have a first beta
out together with the release of Scala 2.9, in a couple of weeks. I have
personally spent quite a lot of time improving the interface with the
compiler. I have now switched for all of my development work to our as
yet unreleased version of the Scala plugin for Eclipse. That’s after 20
years of emacs. And I am not looking back.
The new Eclipse IDE is not yet as feature complete as Java’s, but we
have made great progress in terms of stability and responsiveness in