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What do you use most to code?

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What do you use most to code?

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Post 3+ Months Ago

Since I'm tied for first in my football pool this week and since a couple posts inspired me, and I start my new job tomorrow, I just thought I'd post this just for the heck of it. (don't mind me, I'm just happy today)

What do you use to write code for HTML/XHTML websites?

(Poll included above)

(My "Other" vote is HTML-kit)
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I am so excited for you! I really hope your new job goes well, i am sure you make lots of new friends and learn some very interesting things, you have a lot of skills to offer so no doubt they are going to love you! :D

As for your little poll, as by now you all now I am a FP geek, I use it and tweak the code myself, other bits and peices I do in Wordpad :D
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I use Dreamweaver, but I code entirely by hand, I don't use the WYSIWYG side of Dreamweaver, I have no idea of it's capabilities actually....lol.

So why do I use it then? Color coding, and the included Javascript, CSS, and HTML references. Without those I wouldn't have ever learned any of those languages, now i'm pretty good at it but for some things that I don't use often I have to refer back to those references so they are quite handy.

My 2nd place is Notepad, it's great for quick edits of files and is just simple and fast to use altogether.
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I voted for other, being Context, it has a lot of different highlighting schemes, and I believe you can even add your own (so if you create a function or what not)
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I'm more like lostinbeta,

I work with Dreamweaver if only for the sake of the file management and upload facilities (which really does help timewise), and css.

Occasionally I might also set up a table using Dreamweaver, but 95% of the time I delete it and format the table by code. Then I use Dreamweaver WYSIWYG again to click on the table cells, which finds the place in the code that I want to insert code for that particular cell, and so on...

I have to admit, I steered clear of Frontpage for no other reason than it being from Microsoft and have no experience with it. Is it worth giving a try over dreamweaver!?
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It depends on how much you already know with Dreamweaver. Being MS software aside (someone had to make money from software) I dont have any hassles with it. Like any program you still need a fair amount of HTML knowledge so you can tweak things but generally it makes things a lot easier.
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Sometimes I think it's how you started. I learned HTML in Notepad and Wordpad. I've tried about a half dozen WYSIWYG editors including Frontpage and Dreamweaver. The end result is I always go back to writing the code plain and simple. I have never yet been able to get them to do something like I want it. I do like the Flash stuff built into Dreamweaver, but that's about it.

For those who do like doing their stuff in text editors, I do recommend HTML-kit. It's open source and has some great features for validating and editing code including HTML Tidy -- and you just can't beat the price -$0.00

Info:
http://www.chami.com/html-kit/
Download:
http://www.chami.com/html-kit/download/
Plugins:
http://www.chami.com/html-kit/plugins/
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WYSIWYG is just for fun, I mean what else would something with such a weird name be used for other then fun (is it pronounced y-seye-wig?). I learned in geocites advanced editor, I never even used their template system. Then I moved to notepad, and now context. I have made some goofy pages in Dreamweaver, but all of my "real" projects are done the "real" way ;).

//Note the underlying humor, I am not an idiot ;)

ATNO- I might try html-kit, does it manage to colorcode the text of several documents without being a massive memory hog?
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I remember when I first started making websites back in 93' All I had was a text editor to make the pages, now I do it the easy way!! After all who the hell is really looking at your codes anyway? As long as the page loads fine and it looks right in browsers.
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93? there was a www in 93? *checks history books*...
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yep there sure was! :lol:

I also remember in the same year doing my very first "web cam" experience from Australia to America at my teachers house. We used a normal video camera and there were a billion cords all over the place.
The picture was rather pixelated and distorted, the sounds was rather *plum* but at the time it felt like we had just been the first people to land on the moon!

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ah yes there were already 2.06 million internet hosts then, compared to the 23 only 20 years earlier. And then the 15 Million in 1996.
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yeppers :D
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Post 3+ Months Ago

b_heyer -- download it -- I guarantee you you'll be hooked in less than a half hour.

Colors for code....
Line numbers for editing.
HTML Tidy for validating and pointing out errors.

How about this? Convert your HTML 4.1 docs to XHTML in three clicks...not to mention the .asp .jsp .php support with added plugins.

I can also edit perl scripts, javascripts, template files, etc, etc...with zero issues. It has never crashed on me except when my dinosaur win98 ran out of system resources.

I think you'll love it.
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Oh, did I mention that you can create your own plugins if you feel inclined?
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Post 3+ Months Ago

which one did you recommend ?
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oh man...

lmao I am laughing so hard. No offense to you at all, those last two posts are packed full of retail quips. Kind of like the slices and dices thing. I can tell you've been in retail.

Anyways I will download it now, against my...better.. judgement because I have other things I could be doing, like reading the Man of Law's Tale by Chaucer....hahah nevermind flash-kit sounds much more enlightening compared to my friends take on the story:
Quote:
her: have you started it yet?
me: nooo
her: IT'S NOT EVEN A STORY!
me: :-P
me: peaches!
her: it's this guy going on about how to lead a good life
her: and what things are bad to do
me: oh fun
her: like drinking
me: thats nice
her: and eating
me: cool
her: and READING BORING *plum*!
me: hahahahahaha
me: hrmm I wonder if there are spark notes....
her: ugh
her: prolly a quiz on it :-P
her: i hope not!
her: anyway
her: i need to go finish it
her: only HALF DONE!@


Ok well I will go dl it now.

Have fun at work atno/tw! Best of luck!
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*lol -- enjoy -- I'm going to go watch some football, and tease myself into believing I can read about 700 pages tonight and understand how to use Veritas Backup Exec to learn how to fix the fact that my new company can't backup anything because the software keeps crashing the server! *lol -- talk about a first day on the job!
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I guess I'll need 30 minutes to be convinced. It doesn't highlight my brackets or parentheses (something I love about context) and it has a lot of pretty tabs and options and menus....something that makes my head hurt right now. BUT! I will be unbiased next time I have a mini project to do in PHP and see how it fairs.
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LOL heyer, ive just downloaded it too and opened a page in it, its abit confusing at the moment to deal with but i will give it a go :)
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*guidance counsler voice* Keep your windows of opportunity open! *end voice*

My windows are saying go read and do good in english, I'll talk to you guys tomorrow (maybe pop in during 7th period if I have a momment or two).
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cya cya bye bye cya!
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Stay with it. If you want tips, let me know. I'm telling you after two years with it...I won't write code in anything else.

Just try this...open an established page and then press F9

Check the bottom to see how well you did. HTML Tidy is really pretty close to the w3c validator. If it validates in HTML kit it should validate at w3. The only discrpency I've found so far is that it doesn't take into consideration the ISO Char-set. If you don't have that somewhere in your head tags, W3 isn't even going to try to parse it.
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problem is i am so lazy!
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P.S. b-heyer -- yep --17 years of retail tends to ingrain a few little quips on ya! *lol
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b_heyer wrote:
WYSIWYG is just for fun, I mean what else would something with such a weird name be used for other then fun (is it pronounced y-seye-wig?). I learned in geocites advanced editor, I never even used their template system. Then I moved to notepad, and now context. I have made some goofy pages in Dreamweaver, but all of my "real" projects are done the "real" way ;).

//Note the underlying humor, I am not an idiot ;)

ATNO- I might try html-kit, does it manage to colorcode the text of several documents without being a massive memory hog?



WYSIWYG

Pronounced: WHI-ZEE-WHIG
Stands For: What You See Is What You Get
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*smiles lostinbeta -- he knows that:
Quote:
//Note the underlying humor, I am not an idiot


But I'm glad you posted, because there's probably some reading this thread who didn't/don't know that.
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ATNO/TW wrote:
*smiles lostinbeta -- he knows that:
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//Note the underlying humor, I am not an idiot


But I'm glad you posted, because there's probably some reading this thread who didn't/don't know that.


I wasn't entirely sure exactly which part that was referrering to or if it was referring to the whole thing so I figured I would comment anyway.
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Hmmmm...interesting...I think that's the first time in about 6 months or so that I've seen a "quote" included inside a "quote"...I need to go look at how the php group did that...that's pretty cool.
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stuff will still get parsed within quotes, like smilies and stuff...So I am assuming the just didn't take the parser off for quote boxes.
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Post 3+ Months Ago

sorry for being late here, and being a bit offbase --

if I didn't love photoshop so much, I'd just use the entire macromedia
suite for everything. I think dreamweaver mx is the best editor out there
for way-too-many-reasons-to-type. Most of them have already been
said, but I simply love it. That's how i voted.

At one time, I was using FP for some things, becuase I found it easier to
use for specific things. But I'm past that now, and rarely even open it. At
work here, I don't even have it installed. :wink: I think i'm finally growing
away from it.

My first site was designed in FP, so that's probably why i have a long
standing relationship with it. At one time, I even argued in it's favor that
it's not all that bad. At least not the XP version.
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Wordpad ownz, btw gratz on ur new job man.... I know alot about Novell so be sure to ask if u need ne help.

Dont mind me im just an √úbergeek
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Thanks Nego. Here's your first opportunity:
http://www.ozzu.com/viewtopic.php?t=1912
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I usually Use FrontPage, But not the WYSIWYG side of it. I only use it because i can code by hand and then preview it. Also because if im too lazy to code for an update, like a journal entry, I might use the WYSIWYG part just to type the text for it. I also think i am starting to fall in love with notepad. I hand code everything so notepad is nice just because it loads quick and it's a fun program. Also because that is what my web creation class uses all the time, and i have to use notepad, so...i think im going to start using notepad more often.... But i voted for frontpage...WOW i contradict myself alot
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hehe, yes FrontPage is for the lazy folk! I say why code by hand when you can have it all done for you at the click of a button or the drag of a mouse :wink:
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erm because some of us aren't lazy and like to do our own work? :-P
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no I meant me!!! :lol: :D
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Or because some of us are just clueless like me and can't figure it out? I guess it's just a mental block -- I don't know --not once have I ever gotten either FP or DW to do it like I want -- not once using the WYSIWYG side.

It's probably just me. I'm just so used to writing the crap myself that I just hate to see the code after trying it that way. Want a real trip? Design a web page in Word, then save it as a web page and check out the XML code that produces....talk about a trip!!! What the heck is that!
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btw b_heyer...you've had more than a half hour. What do you think about HTML-kit?
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To be honest if I tried to do it from scratch in Wordpad it would be a very simple site. I can do a lot more complicated things using specifically designed programs. Thats just my opinion however. I ran some of my HTML stuff through that program ATNO suggested and most of things that it picked up on were insignificant things like a missing ALT code. So I reckon my choice of program is doing quite well :D

In any case it all comes down to what your used to, what you know and what you feel comfortable with. :wink:
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In time old grasshopper, I need to come up with something to do in it first, like redesign my page or make another scipt or something. I have been pondering ways to make my avatar changable........
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yep, musik...I think you hit the nail on the head..."it all comes down to what you're used to". Thank god we all have a variety of methods! Diversity rocks!
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Indeed it does, although the great thing about a forum like this is you can learn about other programs out there, I have no doubt I will eventually outgrow the programs I use now and move onto bigger and better ones or even more simplier ones :wink:

Thats the beauty of keeping an open mind to all suggestions and information passed on through this great site! :D
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lostinbeta wrote:
WYSIWYG

Pronounced: WHI-ZEE-WHIG
Stands For: What You See Is What You Get


Thanks, I actually didn't know what it stood for. I never use WYSIWYG editors, so I never really cared. Now i know though. I am sure ATNO/TW will be amused that I did not know what it stood for :)
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I didn't either, but I was pretending I did to seem cool. :P hehe
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To be honest I only know because of my Senior Multidisciplinary Project for high school. We had to choose a topic and research it then write a 12 page (minimum) research paper and do a presentation in front of a group of selected teachers (not fun, and it was required of all seniors). My topic was web design, and a portion of it covered WYSIWYG and what it was.

I actually got an award an $50 dollars from the school for that project, it was one of the best in my charter. I'm so proud of that research project :D
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Hmmm...I'm surprised so many didn't know what WYSIWIG stood for. That acronymn is so old, I assumed everybody knew (at least those around here). My apologies for assuming!

Now that that's out of the way, I'll award 25 of my participation points for the first one who can tell me correctly what this acronymn stands for - TANSTAAFL (hint: non-computer related) :wink:
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There ain't no such thing as a free lunch.
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That was much quicker than I expected RichB -- good job! I just awarded you the 25 points. I'm not sure if you want them though -- you'll probably want to send them back -- when I awarded them I was at 666!

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I'm a big sci-fi fan and grokked a number of Heinlein novels years ago. :)
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Awww, I thought it was "Today A Nun Stood Tall And Albert Flew Low" :cry:
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*lol lostinbeta

Yep RichB -- I'm a huge Heinlein fan myself (in my opinion the best sci-fi writer there has been to date). I think maybe I'll start a "general" post with some of my favorite Lazarus Long quotes.

P.S. is "grokked" in the dictionary? And how did that one pass spell check? Hmmm...looked it up and it's not in mine -- I knew what you meant, for sure, but that's a new word on me!
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It's in some as a slang word, but I think it's a relatively recent addition. American Heritage at Bartleby has it listed and it was a "word of the day" at dictionary.com in 1999:

http://www.bartleby.com/61/65/G0276500.html
http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoft ... 07/15.html
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lostinbeta -- I finally just read the post about your project in full. Nice job and congrats!
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ATNO/TW wrote:
lostinbeta -- I finally just read the post about your project in full. Nice job and congrats!


Thank you ATNO/TW :o

But don't forget that we are going by Philadelphia public school standards... which are low, so even though I (and the school) thought it was good, it really might not have been :roll:
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Hey...you're good in our books! Keep at it and one day you'll be able to go back and say "look what I did"!)
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Grok is in dictionary.com:

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=grokked
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I'm a big fan of EditPlus (http://www.editplus.com) due to its syntax highlighting support (you can download custom file formats for syntax highlighting if the application doesn't natively support it), and its built-in FTP client. This allows me remote editing of files directly rather than having to transfer them to my PC, edit, upload, reload the page to test, edit, upload, reload to test, edit, upload, reload to test, etc..

Now, it's just...

Edit, CTRL+S, ALT+Tab, F5 :D
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EditPlus looks pretty interesting, Axe - $30 isn't too bad either. I'm curious if you've ever used HTML-Kit, because the screen shot looks somewhat similar. I'd be curious to know the differences if anyone knows.
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I had a look at it (or at least breezed the website, heh). I honestly don't know what the differences are (if any) as I've not had a good look at it.

Occasionally I will use FrontPage to get a few table layouts, and generate form code, then copy+paste segments of code into EditPlus for manual tweaking.

It truly is the most invaluable bit of software I have here. My turnaround time would be MUCH MUCH longer without it.
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You guys will rip on me big time, i'm not exactly what you would call a skilled coder, not that i cant do it, but read my name :P, depending on what is in the page such as a flash objeect I use either MS Word, which is decent for most things except it can't handle a flash object, it will actually remove it from the page. So with that problem I'll use Open Office's HTML editor, but I do not pefer it, it's error free, but if you're used to MS's junk then it's hard to get used to. Naturally if i need to add script, like a counter or something I'll pull out notepad.

Ever notice if you open some php files in notepad it doesn't show up correctly? Using wordpad is usually the solution to that.
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You use ms word?!!?


Whoa boy...I'm gonna stay out of this one.....*grumbles about excessive code that does nothing*
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oh yeah all that junk at the top of the file, it is pointless, it's IE optimized :? like over half the file is filled with that junk...
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It's not just the stuff in the header, Word puts in positioning tags for about every letter of content, heh. So basically what would normally be a 2 or 3K page ends up being about 30-40K per page, heh.
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I'm a big fan of dreamweaver. Mainly because of it's upload/download and file management abilities, but the new mx2004 has excellent css support.

When it comes to php, there's no need for WYSIWYG, but as far as design is concerned, when I'm brainstorming a layout I do it in the wysiwyg and then after I have my idea I CSS it to death. Straight hand-coding until the page loads lightning quick and all the garbage tags have been removed.

The line numbering also comes in handy when error-checking. "Syntax error on line 46" doesn't exactly help much if you can't see the numbers (eg Notepad).

Dreamweaver forever. Might have to try the Zend tools one of these days, but last trial version didn't help me one bit. Any php developers using the zend soft?
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Axe wrote:
It's not just the stuff in the header, Word puts in positioning tags for about every letter of content, heh. So basically what would normally be a 2 or 3K page ends up being about 30-40K per page, heh.


no kidding. I dont MS Word for anything, not just the fact it's crummy with webpages but it often crashes and hangs. Also doesn't allow simple html stuff, like table background images...
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Just saw a link to Nvu WYSIWIG editor at another tech board I frequent. Looks promising and it's open source, and here's the kicker - it's design for Linux desktop. Haven't tried it yet, but like I said, looks promising.

http://www.nvu.com/
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Other. I started with vi and emacs in '93, then moved on to Notepad, and then to Nick Bradbury's HomeSite. Then Allaire bought it, and it got kinda chubby. Then Macromedia bought it, and it got downright obese. However, I continued to use it, until Nick came through again, with TopStyle.

The only pseudo-wysiwyg editor I've tried is Dreamweaver. I've attempted to work with every version that's been released, and I keep going back to a text editor. Wait, no, I tried NetObjects Fusion once, and I'm not sure I've ever been that flummoxed by an application.

Anyway, I absolutely love TopStyle. What started out as a CSS editor is now a full-fledged CSS/XHTML editor. Bobby, HTML Tidy, syntax highlighting, collapsible rules, clip library (code snippets - very handy), tag inspector, the works. It's sleek, and very customizable. Pro version ain't cheap, but it's worth every penny. The Lite version's free, and nice to get your toes wet. Plays well with other apps (integrates into HomeSite, Dreamweaver, and others). Best of all, the whole thing's under 4mb. Not as svelte as some other editors, but still very sexy.
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Axe wrote:
I'm a big fan of EditPlus (http://www.editplus.com) due to its syntax highlighting support (you can download custom file formats for syntax highlighting if the application doesn't natively support it), and its built-in FTP client. This allows me remote editing of files directly rather than having to transfer them to my PC, edit, upload, reload the page to test, edit, upload, reload to test, edit, upload, reload to test, etc..

Now, it's just...

Edit, CTRL+S, ALT+Tab, F5 :D


yup editplus for me too :D

on BSD its gotta be vi and quanta though !

Quanta has everything editplus does except it speaks fish and has a GUI that lets you collapse functions in the edit window m which
is pretty awesome. It gets a 10 in my book.
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I'll have to check out EditPlus too.

I currently use CoffeeCup ($49 for life--free upgrades) and the only knock that I have it that it sometimes runs out of juice if you're working for long hours switching between the html and the preview screen a lot.

Same as other products already mentioned: color syntax, ftp upload built in. It's got a Preview mode, and a Quickview mode (see the screens as you type the HTML which is kinda cool - and it supports javascript, css and dhtml) Lotsa snippets, wizards, application launch setups, and other minor stuff.

But....I use it plain vanilla.....a color-syntaxed notepad with shortcut keys, use the ftp upload, and quick launch other apps from it. That's about it.

For the php/perl side of (Linux) things, my soon-to-be-arthritic hands only use VI. I guess it all comes down to: use what you know and what you're comfortable with!
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List ur Favorites Web design tools(software)?
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Photoshop and Dreamweaver, only tools I use...
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I used to only use a combination of notepad and self written browser based utilities untill I read so many good things about HTML-Kit here on Ozzu. I'll rate HTML-Kit like this, I have access to dreamweaverMX for free and still don't want it.
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Photoshop & EditPlus :)
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Photoshop and Paint Shop Pro for graphics.
1stPage 2000 for html and Netscape composter for quick tables.
TopStyle for style sheets.
Html-Kit is nice, but I prefer 1stPage.
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Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Type Manager, Flash, Dreamweaver, Visual Studio.NET, http://www.w3c.org/ , http://www.ozzu.com/ , Flash, 3D Studio MAX, IE-Moz-Opera, Ace FTP, Source-Off-Site, Sound Forge, AllWebMenus......to name a few.
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digitalMedia wrote:
Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Type Manager, Flash, Dreamweaver, Visual Studio.NET, http://www.w3c.org/ , http://www.ozzu.com/ , Flash, 3D Studio MAX, IE-Moz-Opera, Ace FTP, Source-Off-Site, Sound Forge, AllWebMenus......to name a few.
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Hmmm...
Dreamweaver MX , Absolute Edit, Flash MX 2004, Notepad, Adobe Photoshop 7 , CoffeeCup Scrollbar Maker, CoffeeCup Flash Text Wizard, Swish2 Max & AllWebMenus.

Most of my CSS i do on Dreamweaver, AbsoluteEdit only as a text-only edit toll with preview... Flash and Photoshop for graphics (Sure i use flash for animation too), Swish2Max for Flash Text effects and Allwebmenbus to design my menus...

And...u can design tables easier on Dreamweaver...
bye =)
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ATNO/TW wrote:

No kidding right? Has this this already been covered a FEW times?
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my aps i use:

PHP: Maguma Studio Pro (1.3.2)
MySQL: MySQLFront (3)
Design: Photoshop 7
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*sighs - gsv2com - I see a couple missed my hint anyway. *wink - Once again, I'm going to lock this repetative question and merge it with the original. Later today I'll get around to merging these with the original topic.

For those who want to continue this discussion, please do so in the orignal question I linked to above from last October.

http://www.ozzu.com/website-design-forum/what-you-use-most-code-t1887.html
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hms is it realy that bad to post a topic if you didn't know its there? :'(

anyways i'm posting on behalf of that locked topic and all the people who make this site of ours great :)

i said....

Hmms i'm hearing alot about dreamweaver Isn't that a flash program?
oh well
i like to generate my starting script (frontpage)
then i add graphics Jasc paintshop and just for a bonus i add flash yousing macromedia derector :) sounds i make with ulead media studio and after i get al that i'm broke :)

coincidently cant we have some more frind forum smilies i usually sml like a maniac but i'm not sure about this site the
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Thanks to ATNO/TW, my new HTML editor is HTML-Kit. 8)
I use photoshop for the graphics.
I use notepad for quick two second changes to the file if it's on my local disk. If the file is already uploaded and I just need to change something small I use the HTML editor in cuteFTP.

for PERL I'll use vi on unix or notepad if using windows.
For CGI with C I'll use gcc and vi, and I'll do it with putty through SSH remotely on my server.

Browser for testing.... Internet Explorer, I should really get some other browsers but my computer won't be able to handle it. :(
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Tom the Great wrote:
I should really get some other browsers but my computer won't be able to handle it. :(

Head on over to Opera for a copy of their web browser.
http://www.opera.com
Not only is it multi-platform, it's also a small footprint browser (only 3.2 MB for the non-java version). it's very fast, very stable, doesn't need a fast machine to operate and more closely follows the standards set forth by the W3C.

Do yourself a favor and download it, you won't be sorry :)


Cheers...


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I used to have opera, but I can't remember why I got rid of it. :?
Well, I just downloaded it again, and it's pretty fast, I tried mozzila before but I didn't like how it took to long to start up. So thanks for reminding me about it.
Opera is much better looking then IE as well. 8)
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I use: Notepad ++
Thats great for HTML and CSS also XML.

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http://www.notepad.org/
"...the world's most versatile HTML editing tool..."

Some of this writeup is hilarious :)


Cheers...


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And i use/and have begin with Maguma Studio Free, but now i have purchase Maguma Workbench, a cool tool!

Question why the poll is not each month new, with also new editors!
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My favorite editor at the moment is Edwin. If it weren't that, it would either be Emacs or Textpad.
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Hi:

I use Homesite for HTML. I have begun to learn some javescript too. I'm going to be adding some PHP templates to my site to sell, any reccomendations about which are most needed, likely to sell??

I have autoresponder, adrotator, oscommerce....

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A poll that doesn't even list vi or vim? C'mon!

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I'm with Axe on this topic, I use EditPlus and Photoshop for everything. I was amazed as I was reading this... I made it to page 4 before I saw EditPlus... wow. I thought alot of people used it. I waslooking at HTML-kits webpage... Just the webpage itself was confusing at first. I'll try it to see how it works and all. But I'll probably end up staying with EditPlus.

P.S. Hello everyone! I'm new to this board.
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I used to use HTML-Kit. I soon realized, however, that it had unabridged featuritis, and useless featuritis, at that: It had stuff like buttons for creating hyperlinks: I click, enter the href in a form field, and then click OK. Not particularly useful. Mega-bloat.

Eventually, I went to using Araneae, which is basically syntax highlighting plus a color picker plus tabs. I got sick of waiting for Araneae 5 to be released, however. (It has been "almost ready" for about 2 years or something like that.) Right now, I use Edwin, which I started using for non-HTML-related things, but I have found it useful for HTML and such as well. It is an emacs-similar editor.
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Notepad owns!!!!!! :mrgreen:
You can do everything in it! So good! :lol:
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I love Dreamweaver's ability to show both the tags and the site as well
very user-friendly and easy to use
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Since I have been using linux alot, I have started using kate or kwrite for HTML (and php) since it's got the syntax highlighting, and that type of stuff, but it doesn't want to write the code for you, like some other applications out there. And when I am dealing with a bunch of files that I want to switch in and out of, I made use kdevelop.

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