Changing Landscapes

I can’t recall if I’ve mentioned it before, but when I first got my laptop almost two full years ago, I was having trouble finding a text editor that did what I wanted it to do. At that point, the Mac OS X platform was only beginning to emerge as a serious contender. Jaguar was fairly new and the OS was becoming more stable, but it still didn’t have the massive volume of software that Windows did. The software that did exist was better, but there wasn’t as much variety and as far as features went.

That was then, and this is now.

Now there are a number of good programming and web development editors that I can use. Even some of them which I have been using for over a year are slowly evolving in the way that I wanted them to — adding the features that I needed. Here is a quick list that I will add to if I find any other applications:

I’ve used:

I plan to try:

Written by Colin Bate