BBEdit 8 Definitely Doesn't Suck

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Date: Monday, September 20th, 2004, 07:08
Category: Archive

I have been using BBEdit to write the PowerPage since late 1995, well before we implemented a complex Web Objects Content Management System (CMS). Back then, there wasn’t free Blogging software, in fact, no one even knew what a Blog was.
I would copy and paste yesterday’s news up to the top of the page, change the date, write some stories, then FTP that BBEdit file up to the server. At the end of each week and month I would manually create the archive pages in BBEdit too.
The new version of the Mac-only HTML and text editor, BBEdit 8 (US$179), includes over 100 new “lickable” features, including a “documents drawer” for working with multiple documents at once, a “Text Factory” for applying and saving lists of operations, and an updated preview function. Take the full feature tour.


I have been using BBEdit to write the PowerPage since late 1995, well before we implemented a complex Web Objects Content Management System (CMS). Back then, there wasn’t free Blogging software, in fact, no one even knew what a Blog was.
I would copy and paste yesterday’s news up to the top of the page, change the date, write some stories, then FTP that BBEdit file up to the server. At the end of each week and month I would manually create the archive pages in BBEdit too.
The new version of the Mac-only HTML and text editor, BBEdit 8 (US$179), includes over 100 new “lickable” features, including a “documents drawer” for working with multiple documents at once, a “Text Factory” for applying and saving lists of operations, and an updated preview function. Take the full feature tour.

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