At work I'm bound to using Windows XP. Being fed up with Notepad++, I suddenly realized there's probably a much better alternative. Kate! My favorite editor on Linux is available for Windows for a little while.
First I thought it would be quite complicated to set up an environment which allowed me to run KDE apps. But boy I was wrong. There's a very neat installer which allows you to do Next Next Next and five minutes later I was working was working in Kate instead of Notepad++.
I really underestimated the KDE Windows Project. You guys simply did a great job with the KDE Windows Installer and all the porting efforts.
Granted, it's not ready for production yet and Kate still shows some quirks (but to be honest I don't know which quirks are in Linux as well). But I was really happy to have Kate's set of features and shortcuts also in a 'hostile' environment
I also tried to use the kdenetwork module, but it was less ...read more...