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I am trying my hands on Objective-c and I want to know that how can I compile the programs in Ubuntu. Can I do it with GCC or something else is required? And Also please tell me some good IDE/Editor for Objective-C. I am a fan of Geany but it does not support Objective-C. I dont want to use VIM or Emacs.


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Ubuntu includes GCC's Objective C compiler in the gobjc package. I don't have a good suggestion for an IDE though. There are multiple text editors with support for Objective C syntax highlighting.

While you've ruled out Emacs and VIM, gedit might cover your needs. It has syntax highlighting and provides some IDE-style features with the gedit-developer-plugins.

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