On 6-Jan-04, at 10:53 AM, Brian Zollinhofer wrote:
> Thankfully I was just able to get OS X installed on my computer. I am
> trying to write my html and css, but I don't have all the programs I
> used to have in Classic. Yes, I can go back and use Classic, but I am
> trying to completely switch over into X. What program can I use to do
> the .css files? I used to use simple text, but X doesn't have it, and
> the TextEdit says I have to save the file as a .rtf or a .doc. I just
> want to save it as a .css file. What do I use?
As pointed out by others, you can disable the appending of .txt to
files, but TextEdit isn't the best for CSS.
For a text editor for CSS (And generally, also HTML), you can go with a
program like pico, or various other command-line programs. I wouldn't go
that route, as I find other programs are often faster to use.
If you want to pay for a text editor, you should try out the demo of
which can be found on the BBEdit site,
BBEdit Lite has been discontinued by Bare Bones Software, and has been
by TextWrangler, http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/
however it costs $49.
I'm still using BBEdit Lite.
If you hunt around a bit, BBEdit Lite can still be found in places such
VersionTracker. BBEdit Lite doesn't really have much in the way of
CSS related features, but it is a very powerful text editor.
> Also, where is the best place to learn PHP on OS X? I've seen stuff,
> but not written specifically for X. Thanks for your help.
I don't believe there would be any differences between other operating
and OS X for php, aside from enabling it. On OS X, you just need to edit
httpd.conf and restart apache, but I don't remember what needs to be
Hope this helps,
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