text editor for web development

Michael Knepher mknepher at bluethingy.com
Sun Mar 9 04:12:57 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-03-08 at 20:45 +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'm not doing any web development these days, but I did use Bluefish
quite extensively. 

I recently discovered gedit's plugins that give it some nice
functionality. There are also a number of blog posts about giving gedit
similar functionality as textmate:






> I'll be coding in xhtml, css, php, and javascript, so is there something 
> that has syntax highlighting and even word completion for these?
> Many thanks
> Gabe

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