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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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@alex: If you delete the old...


If you delete the old preferences file, I suspect you can try out a new demo. At least, that usually works on most trialware apps on the mac I've used since 1990 or so... :)


Does anyone but me find that Textmate tends to get enormously bogged down when you've cut and pasted very large text chunks more than five or six times? That's the thing that stopped me from consolidating all my textfiles into BATF.txt when I tried it last march. :/ (It wasn't named batf.txt at the time, of course. :))




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