July 25th, 2007, 08:43 AM
i'm looking for a light replacement for dreamweaver, that does the same color coding that dreamweaver does.
any input would be great.
July 25th, 2007, 08:57 AM
are you just using dreamweaver as a text editor or are you using all the bells and whistles?
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July 25th, 2007, 10:26 AM
July 25th, 2007, 11:25 AM
I've used both and for being the Express edition it's still fairly nice. Great syntax highlighting, IMO.
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July 25th, 2007, 12:13 PM
i basically use it for an text editor but i do use the insert-form items
July 25th, 2007, 12:18 PM
I think you'll like VSExpress then. Syntax highlighting and tag completion are great.
July 25th, 2007, 12:27 PM
yep ... that would be the way to go ... i am just starting to use Visual Studio again since i'm going to be playing with .NET
July 26th, 2007, 03:10 AM
VS2005 even has its own web server, you won't need IIS anymore.
July 27th, 2007, 11:16 AM
I found Visual Studio even more processor demanding than DW.
There are plenty of text editors with syntax highlighting. Browse the free software sites.
I would stick with DW for text editing. Even 2004/MX will do and they should be going cheap now that CS3 is available.
July 27th, 2007, 11:37 AM
I believe Notepad 2 includes syntax highlighting.
Don't know if it's the same colours as DW though. Perhaps you can customise it.
Hope that helps.
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July 27th, 2007, 12:14 PM
True, the Express edition isn't as bad as the full blown version, although
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