[nycphp-talk] PHP hosting and standard tool-chain for newbie?
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Fri Apr 24 18:13:36 EDT 2009
On Apr 24, 2009, at 5:16 PM, Chris Snyder wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Michael B Allen <ioplex at gmail.com>
>> 2. TextWrangler for editing files directly on the server or locally
> I hadn't heard about TextWrangler before now. What (besides the low
> low price) made that the one to use?
I know I gravitated towards it when I first went back to using a Mac
because I had fond memories of using BBEdit years ago.
BBEdit has a great slogan, btw: "It doesn't suck." Once upon a time,
it was the only decent programmer's editor on the mac platform.
So when I first picked up a MacBook Pro a few years back, I went
looking for BBEdit, noticed there was this free TextWrangler thing,
and gave it a shot. It's got a nice feature set, while remaining
fairly lightweight, and it just works.
I tried going to Eclipse a few times, but i always found myself
fighting over one thing or another (managing remote files was a big
one). So I went back to TextWrangler.
These days, I still use TextWrangler daily for quick changes via SFTP
to remote systems.
For real development work, running on my local AMP stack, it's usually
Coda (for the past few weeks)
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