On PHP, C, C++, CSS and a lot of others languages. You can comment your code using:
/* commented text */
Right, but when you do a lot of programming (and use a great editor like jEdit), you start to notice that there are more than one way to make comments. you can also do:
/** commented text **/
It’s almost the same, but the second one takes a nice purple color instead of the high pitched red of the common comment.
So whats the difference?, the first one is meant to comment a piece of code that doesn’t work and things like that(in other owrds debugging). and the second one is meant to leave permanent comments.
/** Sends an HTML version of the Row to the output **/
/*why does it keeps failing!!!!!!
So after learning that I felt that CSS syntax highlighting on jEdit wasn’t really acurate because it didn’t make this difference.
so I made a little fix… search for the file
/usr/share/jedit/modes/ (on ubuntu) and replace this: