EPIC Perl in Eclipse

Nowadays I’m using VI or Komodo Edit [1] for Perl code editing tasks… (It sound great, if you have a look at my scripts probably you get disappointed).
Both are available under Linux and MS but yesterday Julian (nice guy working at Capgemini) tolds me about EPIC, which is an open source editor based on Eclipse. We better say it’s an Eclipse extension to edit Perl , debug and so on with Eclipse.

Why you should use it instead of VIM or Komodo? VI plays another league, I love VI (I’m still learning, well, you never stop to learn once you star with VI) but code folding, frames at coding, auto-complete at such things are more in the code editors or IDE league.
Komodo it’s quite a lot what I need but it is not open source, and what a pity ’cause I love it. I’ve been looking for something similar at open source software I don’t get what I was looking for. I know there’re solutions out there (Bluefish it’s supposed to be code folding but as far as I know it isn’t it, I don’t feel myself confortable with KDE software, and Scite isn’t nice to work with… )

So EPIC + Eclipse is a great discover that I’m going to test but it has also disadvantages: and IDE is more than I need, the price for be multi platform is to be wrote in Java and that hurts to my laptop.

[1] don’t confuse Komodo Edit wih Komo IDE; first one is free and just an editor, second one is an IDE and you have to pay for it

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