text editor for web development

R Kimber rkimber at ntlworld.com
Sat Mar 8 22:15:08 UTC 2008

On Sat, 08 Mar 2008 20:45:56 +0000
Gabriel Dragffy wrote:

> Hi there
> I am probably going to be switching from an Apple system to Ubuntu.
> On Apple I use TextMate, it's unbeatable. Obviously won't work on
> Ubuntu.
> So I am asking for suggestions of other great text editors. I don't
> mind KDE or Gnome,  but I am not going to consider vi or emacs. Does
> anyone here use a text editor for serious web development?
> I'll be coding in xhtml, css, php, and javascript, so is there
> something that has syntax highlighting and even word completion for
> these?

Bluefish is quite good, though I don't think there is word completion.
I'm not a word completion fan, so I'm not sure, but there are plenty of
other short cuts and the facility for editing across many files is

Richard Kimber

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