I don’t underestimate people writing code in text editors. However, I’ve had experience with people that have barely programmed give “expert advice” to other people… to use Notepad and such, in order to be “real” programmers.
For programmers that can actually write code - it’s a matter of habits, mostly, and it depends on the team you’re working on.
Oh, it’s the whole world of refactoring and navigation that I prefer not living without. No IDE would work with a truly dynamic language, as it is impossible to properly analyze the code in any given context… saying it as a person that’s done a (quite poor) IDE.
I can write code in text editors, but I’m less productive that way.
Yeah, and Microsoft eats little children for breakfast. Boo-hooo. Who would pay for training all the 50+ year-old gentlemen and ladies in the administration to use Open(Libre)Office Calc? How about network printing and wireless printers? What about all the in-house software that’s been done and used for years? The cost of using software is more than just paying for the license…