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I have been trying many applications for development, and am trying to find a good one with Auto-completion and Syntax highlighting.

I know many offer Syntax Highlighting, but I am unable to really find any at all that have Auto-completion.

My main focus if Web development, but I am also interested in Java development for android applications.

So far, I know of a couple but they dont necessarily fit my needs right;

Terminal IDE - This is really amazing. Gives you pretty much a full Bash terminal environment, with about everything you could need for Android Development and Web Development. with vim, javac, apkbuilder, and other useful stuff like htop, midnight-commander, etc. Its really unbelievable, but its a full 105Mb when unpacked. Which is pretty crazy. It takes up a ton of space, and being that I have a tiny amount of space on my internal memory, I cant always have it on my phone as its just too much. Its nice for android development, overkill for web development.

Touchcode - I checked this out for a while, and its alright. but it doesn't seem to start auto-completion on 80% of the tags I type. I am not sure why. Otherwise it would be great.

AIDE - (I believe it has Auto-completion, but I cant quite recall for sure.)

VI iMproved Touch - its really great, I would love it, but I cant seem to get it to auto-complete during development. (Am I missing something here? Is there Syntax highlighting and Auto-completion that I just don't know about, or a certain keyboard combination to initialize it?)

So is there any others that I am missing here? I am sure there have to be a couple of people here how use their android for a bit of web development here and there. Plus it is so hard to find IDE applications because when you type "HTML" all the results are mainly source viewers, "IDE" give AIDE, and a bunch of games, same with "Development". So the search function doesn't really help much on Google Play. Plus the most useful suggestions are always from others who have experienced something themselves.

Any suggestions guys? Or an explanation on how to enable those features in Vi iMproved Touch?

Thanks for your time guys. Take care everyone.

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closed as not constructive by Al E., Richard Borcsik, Ryan Conrad, roxan, ce4 Aug 14 '12 at 6:19

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"Help me find an app that does X" is not a very good fit for this site. It's basically a shopping question, which are off-topic for all of Stack Exchange. I'm glad to see that you've done a good bit of research already, but this is really asking "tell me your favorite IDE with these two features". Please review the FAQ. – Al E. Jul 26 '12 at 19:08
Auto complettion is not a trivial feature. There're many variants of it, ranging from completing words in a dictionary to analyze the whole project all of it's imports and show all the docs, arguments, class methods. The first is trivial the second isn't. – Richard Borcsik Jul 26 '12 at 19:30
@AlEverett well my bad then.. there is a question just like this, in regards to Android Development, asking which application to use for that, with everyone just giving their opinions on which applications they use for that purpose. I don't see how this is any different..? I am not asking for peoples 'favorites' either, I was asking if I happened to miss something in the google play market as the search function their is nearly useless. I dont get where else I would be able to ask this? I asked here because as I said their is a question just like this in regards to App Development on a mobile. – insomnia Jul 26 '12 at 20:01
My bad, allow me to redeem myself: WebMaster's HTML Editor. Happy Development! – Zuul Jul 26 '12 at 22:06
@insomnia: That question you link to, while not perfect, is better in that it is asking how to do something. A solution (an app) hasn't been already pre-selected. That's why it hasn't been closed and yours likely will be. – Al E. Jul 30 '12 at 20:23