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Canada Computes: Linux-based HTML tool [Bluefish] a coder's best friend

Jun 15, 2000, 10:50 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Coe)

"Learning HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is relatively easy. (I learned it about 3 years ago.) All you need is a simple text editor. You can use the HTML editors that are available online, but someone who writes all their HTML in a simple text editor will get much the same results as someone who uses a program which generates HTML."

"Editors for HTML outside of plain text editors take two forms. There are the what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) editors and there are the text editor hybrids that can work as normal text editors, but have lots of added buttons and wizards to make your HTML writing a lot simpler. Bluefish falls into the latter category, which just happens to be my favourite type of editor."

"The question is, however, is it any good?"

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