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Textmate: Recent enhancements

TextMate: The Missing Editor for OS X

It's been a while since I've checked in on Textmate--my steady date this last year for most text editing work.

The updates have been coming fast and furious lately, and have included tons of tiny features I love. In the last couple days, we've gotten a cool little menu bar that lets you change code highlighting language or run bundle-based commands, macros, and snippets (how I love you, snippets).

The lack of polish that a lot of people ragged in the app's early days keeps being corrected with smart, good-looking little tweaks. It's still a lean and mean geek app, but I like where it's headed. Might be worth having another look at if it's been a while for you.

(Also, here's the appcasting RSS feed of the changelog. Yes, thanks, I am a huge dork.)

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guerom00: There is a Fortran bundle...


There is a Fortran bundle for TextMate already, it's just not one of the 30 or so that are distributed with the app. If you perform a checkout of the bundle repository, you can enable Fortran recognition by opening the Language Bundle editor (Cmd-Alt-Ctrl-L), clicking the "More Bundles..." button, and selecting the Fortran checkbox.




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