The runners are programs like Sublime Text, BBedit, Text Wrangler, gedit, Jedit, notepad++, or even vim.
Yep. And consider that most (all?) of these offer a combination of syntax highlighting, auto indentation, potentially auto-complete and context sensitive help (if only through plugins). They provide a lot of the features traditionally associated with an IDE.
People arguing that "IDEs are bad" need to get their argument straight. Are they saying that learning a language requires separately compiling your code on the command-line? Because that's about the only thing that a good programming text editor doesn't do.
in 1998 I donned a VR headset of the time and walked on a tread mill. it was fun though a bit disorienting since the screens weren't lined up for my prescription properly.