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View Poll Results: Web Development Editor of the Year
Quanta 238 36.34%
Bluefish 177 27.02%
Nvu 190 29.01%
Ginf 2 0.31%
Screem 23 3.51%
SeaMonkey Composer 25 3.82%
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Old 12-30-2006, 03:15 PM   #1
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Web Development Editor of the Year

What is your web editor of choice?

Old 12-31-2006, 07:04 PM   #2
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Nvu of course!
Old 12-31-2006, 08:49 PM   #3
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Do you mean Integrated Web Development Environment? I don't use one; I like vi[m] too much!
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Old 01-01-2007, 08:21 PM   #5
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Thumbs up Quanta+

For quick and easy web development I use and recommend Nvu (too bad it doesn't get updates anymore). For my advanced web development I use Quanta+ and code the stuff by hand. Since this is the most common way I do things my vote goes to Quanta.
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A good text editor like vim is enough.
Old 01-02-2007, 04:18 PM   #7
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Quanta Plus:
Has fair customizability so that less time is spent marking up html, once you get things set up the way you want. The ability to quickly flip between views makes the workspace fairly efficient.
Old 01-03-2007, 02:00 AM   #8
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Vim, of course! Where is it?
Old 01-03-2007, 02:05 AM   #9
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Any good editor will do the job.
Or else choose the laziest choice and use Dreamweaver on Windows.
Old 01-03-2007, 02:30 AM   #10
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Bluefish does it for me too
Old 01-03-2007, 10:51 AM   #11
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My vote goes for Bluefish, which I have mainly used. Works well.

As an aside, I recently came across Cssed, which I find better for doing css style sheets. So actually I use a combination of Bluefish for html and Cssed for style sheets.

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Bluefish for development, and vi for quick changes.
Old 01-04-2007, 11:47 AM   #13
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i only used Quanta, works fine, i think i need to test the others.
Old 01-04-2007, 01:59 PM   #14
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Thanks! Cant believe I missed that large web development voting thread. Thanks, I will test the programs out. I was scared I was going to have to go back to windows on the laptop!
Old 01-04-2007, 02:07 PM   #15
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Simple and powerfull = Quanta Plus


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