Posts Tagged “editor”

  • TableFlip: the cure for Markdown table editing

    I was a beta tester for TableFlip, an app for editing Markdown (MultiMarkdown) tables painlessly, and I've been waiting excitedly to talk about it for quite some time.…

  • Typed: a new Markdown editor from Realmac

    Realmac, creators of Ember, Clear, and RapidWeaver, have just released a new project: A Markdown editor called "Typed."…

  • Shell tricks: the OS X open command

    You may already be familiar with the open command in Darwin (OS X's flavor of Unix). It allows you to open files and URLs in their default app or one that you specify. In its simplest form:…

  • A Sublime Text selection primer

    Text selection shortcuts make editing code (and even prose) much faster. Learning the selection shortcuts in any editor you choose to work in is paramount to saving time and effort. I currently do most of my coding in Sublime Text 3, so I've been practicing some of my lesser-used shortcuts. Here's a basic cheat sheet.…

  • Giveaway: 5 copies of "Painless Vim"

    If you're a text editing, Terminal surfing kind of computer user, you probably find the venerable text editor Vim to be fascinating. Either because you're a whiz at it and fully understand it, or because you're like me and have spent years listening to the cool kids talk about it.…

  • My favorite Xcode plugins

    This post is for the Mac coders, and won't be of much interest to those not using Xcode for development. If you are, however, and haven't explored some of the available plugins, this might be enlightening. Or frustrating if you already know all of this, but you can't please everyone.…

  • Web Excursions for December 11, 2013
  • Ulysses III 1.1

    The Soulmen have released Ulysses III version 1.1 with a ton of welcome features and enhancements. I previously reviewed Ulysses 3 when it was first released. I've been testing v1.1 for a couple of weeks and I'm pleased to report that many of my initial concerns have been addressed. It was a great editor to begin with, but now it's a powerhouse.…

  • Clickable wiki links in the nvALT preview

    I worked this very short script up last night to help a friend scratch an itch. It allows the HTML preview window in nvALT to show [[wiki links]] as clickable text that will jump to linked notes in the editor.…

  • Mac App review: Ulysses III

    The Soulmen have just posted Ulysses III to the Mac App Store. It brings Daedalus-style document management (similar to Scrivener) to a Markdown (and Textile) editor that's pretty special.…

  • Regarding my dream Markdown editor

    While there was some excitement and hearty agreement with the list of my ideal Markdown text editor features, there was also some criticism. There were some valid points in all of the critiques, and I'd like to address them. I'll do so by rambling a bit.…

  • My ultimate Markdown editor wishlist

    There are a few great Markdown text editors available, and more being worked on right now. I want to put a list of features out there that I think any true Markdown editor should include. Some of these are implemented in one editor or another, but nothing has brought it all together (aside from TextMate with all of my customizations, and even that lacks some of the polish mentioned below).…

  • iOS App Review: WriteUp

    If you're still looking for a slick Markdown editor for iOS, there's a new candidate up for your vote. WriteUp is a polished editor that covers the basics well. With Dropbox support and available as a universal app for both iPad and iPhone, it makes a nice addition to your all-around writing workflow.…