text editor for web development

Adam McGreggor lists at amyl.org.uk
Sat Mar 8 22:40:38 UTC 2008

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 05:25:43PM -0500, Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Sat, 08 Mar 2008 20:45:56 +0000
>  Gabriel Dragffy wrote:
> > 
> > > 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?

kate or GEdit are the supplied text editors, iirc.

> > > I'll be coding in xhtml, css, php, and javascript, so is there
> > > something that has syntax highlighting and even word completion for
> > > these?
> I know you don't to hear it, but I can't believe there is anything
> better than vim. I do xhtml, css, php, and javascript 50 hrs a week or

Heh. I install vim-full and then quickly set my EDITOR...

then i might think about doing other stuff.

> so, on both local and remote systems. There is one application I
> insist on before anything else: vim. The very first thing I do (after
> setting up my ssh keys) on a new system, is copy my vimrc. Next is my
> muttrc. Have vimrc, will travel ;-)

My configs are in CVS, so it's a case of installing that, then a
checkout. I feel lost without my ENV the way I like it.

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