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

Chris Craig kwlug.org at ciotog.net
Tue Dec 10 01:31:05 EST 2013


For an open source editor I've been using geany for a few years, it's
got a lot of advanced features but still simple enough to be used as a
general text editor.

On 10 December 2013 00:12,  <peter_melse at gto.net> wrote:
> 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 me.
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> On Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:51:29 -0500, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
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>> 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?
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>> 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.
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>> 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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