[kwlug-disc] What are people using to write HTML with?

peter_melse at gto.net peter_melse at gto.net
Tue Dec 10 00:12:13 EST 2013

 not strictly open source, but I've used komodo edit for this in the 
 past, and as a general editor, sublime text editor is really growing on 

 On Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:51:29 -0500, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> 
> Looks like I have some all but standalone .html files to write. I
> don't and won't be doing enough of it to remember the 'language'
> between this time and the next. What are people using to author 
> .html?
> I need to put together a small 'app' (with very small distribution),
> and will probably just drop a few .html files into a shared dropbox
> folder. (Content is static.)
> Being Kubuntu, I use kwrite often enough, and kate, but I've not used
> them this way.
> Popped into Blue Griffin on my dual-Atom Windows laptop long enough
> to see far too slow.
> Because I so seldom have to do this, I do like the idea of point and
> click for css attributes and stuff. (Seems to me I came across
> something called Hot Dog long ago, but I expect there's similarly
> light weight but more evolved apps out there now.)
> This also ties in with the earlier XML thread in that a substantial
> portion of a stylesheet (aside from the XML calls themselves), is 
> html
> and css. [Given the lack of 'involved' XML in the stylesheet, an HTML
> environment like this may well satisfy for stylesheets too.]
> Popped into LibreOffice for a moment to help me through a css hump.
> Got what I needed. A little heavy, though.
> Being able to pop in javascript (tags / scriptlet outline) won't
> hurt, either. I expect a lot of 'if( attribute && attribute !="")
> output attribute' type inserts - whatever that looks like in
> javascript. (Like I said, I don't do enough of it to immediately
> recall the environment / syntax.)
> Suggestions?
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