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

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Mon Dec 16 06:15:32 EST 2013


Have just learned of Amaya, http://www.w3.org/Amaya/ - W3C's blessed 
editor. Cross-platform even. FWIW.

Also, I see mention of using Eclipse.

Strangely, don't see anything WYSIWYG in the K/Ubuntu repositories. 
Including Blue Griffon - the re-uptook Kompozer 
(http://www.kompozer.net/ - "Latest stable version: 0.7.10 
(2007-08-30)", vs http://bluegriffon.org/ - "BlueGriffon 1.7.2 released 
19-jun-2013").


On 13-12-10 02:12 PM, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> I usually code HTML by hand in a text editor (pluma does HTML syntax
> highlighting), and then run it through http://validator.w3.org to make
> sure it's good.
>
> In the past I've used SeaMonkey's composer to create pages WYSIWYG, but
> that's a lot of baggage to carry for a few pages. I believe the
> forked-off app is KompoZer http://www.kompozer.net/ (which doesn't seem
> to be in the Ubuntu repositories, but I'm pretty sure it used to be).
>
> On 13-12-09 11:51 PM, unsolicited wrote:
>> 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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