textmate – Carrying Stones

On Bundles and Packages

I write words, not code, and I’m looking at a migration from TextMate to BBEdit. What drew me (and a lot of other people) to TextMate are its bundles. It’s unbelievable how easy TextMate makes it to write using Markdown. The manual for text editor from Macromates has this to say about bundles: 5.1 Activation […]

So, BBEdit happened

BBEdit is a Mac text editor. It’s the Mac text editor. If you aren’t a nerd, this probably means nothing to you. For those of you with a firm footing in the nerd camp this is terrific news, but it brings some challenges. I learned about the BBEdit 10 release from John Siracusa on Twitter: […]

Why Quickcursor?

I recently wrote about how I use QuickCursor to switch between Scrivener and TextMate, which left at least one reader wondering, “Why?” “I’d like to know why you sometimes feel it’s necessary to jump from Scrivener to TextMate…via QuickCursor.” –@drdrang Scrivener is perfect for organizing writing projects and providing a focused writing environment, yet it […]

Email with Textmate

TextMate surprised me again this week when I discovered I could send email directly from my favorite text editor with the same keyboard shortcut as “Send Mail” in Apple’s Mail.app, which as you know is Cmd-Shift-D. Bliss! Because you know that means, right? Of course you do. It greases the wheels for me to write […]