TextMate brings Apple’s approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By joining the bases and UNIX GUI, TextMate picks the best of both worlds for the benefit of expert programmers and novice users alike
If you are a programmer or designer, the production of code and markup is hard work. Without an editor dedicated to the task, it is often cumbersome, overwhelming and repetitive. Especially when it comes to a lot of files at once, as with most projects. TextMate puts you in control, reduces mental overload and turns manual work into something the computer does
Fonts and colors Created by a geek closet UNIX was attracted to the Mac platform for its ease of use and elegance, TextMate has been referred to as the culmination of Emacs and OS X and has resulted in countless requests for a port both Windows and Linux, but TextMate remains exclusive to Mac-and that’s how we like it
TextMate is not an IDE but by using its powerful snippets, macros and unique Scoping system, can often provide features that even a language specific IDE lacks. It has enough project management features to keep most users satisfied, but otherwise kept lightweight with a minimalist and clean GUI.
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Ability to search and replace in a project Auto Indent for common actions, such as paste text automatic pairing of brackets and other characters clipboard history Selections columns and write column Finalization of words in the current document Selectors type CSS to identify the scope of actions and configurations declarative language Grammars for elegant mix and piracy dynamic scheme to work with multiple files Expand words activation code blocks with placeholders tabular capacity Sheets files when working with projects Collapsing code pop -up function for a quick overview and navigation Plug-able through your favorite scripting language Macros Recordable without programming Find and replace regular expressions (grep) execute shell commands from within a document holder Darcs, Perforce, SVK and Subversion Support for over 50 languages Switch between files in projects with a minimum of strokes key Themable Syntax Highlight Colors Visual markers to jump between locations in a file works as an external editor for (s) ftp program works with Xcode and Xcode can build projects