Brackets is an open source code editor for web designers and front-end developers. Live HTML Development. As you code, HTML changes are instantly pushed to browser without having to save or reload the page. JS Debugging with Theseus. Theseus makes inspecting variables and control flow easy, even in asynchronous code. Over the last few sprints we've made progress on Linux (Debian/Ubuntu) support for Brackets. Imagine the ablity to fluently edit external styles and code without even leaving your document.
What is new in this release:
- Brackets 1.8 ships with Node 6.3.1. With this upgrade, extension developers can take advantage of all the latest node modules to develop extensions for Brackets.
- Cut, Copy and Paste operations are now available in the context menu.
- Brackets 1.8 now supports 'ARIA' attributes for html attribute code hints.
What is new in version 1.7:
- CEF shell upgrade to 2623: Brackets app shell is now upgraded to CEF 2623. The long standing issue with mouse scroll being too fast on Windows is now fixed with the CEF upgrade.
- Recent Files Navigation dialog: Ctrl + Tab is now going to bring up the new "Recent Files" navigation dialog showing a history of all opened files and allowing one to switch to a file visually. The new dialog also tracks opened files that are not in the working set.
- 64 bit on MAC: Brackets on MAC is now 64 bit!
What is new in version 1.6:
- It's now possible to open the same file in both split panes to view different parts of the file at once.
- Move files between different split panes using new flip buttons in the split panes.
- Cmd-Shift-2 will now enable no-distraction mode, that will allow you to work with very minial UI.
What is new in version 1.5:
- Fold Selected Text: Select any text block in the editor and fold markers will appear to collapse the selected text.
- Instant Search (Improved Stability and Performance): Major stability and performance improvements. Find in Files can now index and search robustly in thousands of files instantly.
- CSS Code Hints in PHP: CSS code hints are now available for style elements inside PHP files.
- Remember Collapsed Linters: Remember collapsed state of linters on switching files.
- Improve JS Code Hints performance in minified files: JS Code Hints now perform more efficiently with minified files
- Resolve Brackets freezing/crashing on windows on reload: Fixed the crash when reloading Brackets through "Debug > Reload With Extensions" menu
- El Capitan Fixes: Fixed full-screen bugs with Brackets on El Capitan.
What is new in version 1.4:
- Instant Search in Files: Searching across files is faster than ever. Results are now displayed incrementally and updated as you type.
- Easier Preferences Editing: All preferences are now available as code hints while editing the brackets.json preferences file. Opening a preferences file (Debug-> Open Preferences file) will also open the default preferences in a second pane in split mode. This default preferences file will give hand on to user about the preferences and how to use and set values.
- Disable Extensions Individually: Extensions can now be individually enabled/disabled from the Extension Manager. Here each extension which has been used will be provided with an option to enable, disable and remove extension from the Extension Manager.
- Improved Text Rendering on Mac: Crisp text rendering on Mac with subpixel antialiasing enabled by default. You can use the older text rendering by setting the fonts.fontSmoothing preference to antialiased.
- Greek and Cyrillic Character support: Updated editor font (Source Code Pro) with improved support for Greek and Cyrillic character sets.
- Traverse files in List Order: Files opened in the working set can be traversed in the list order with CTRL+PageUp and CTRL+PageDown.
What is new in version 0.44:
Split view has been one of our most requested features for Brackets and with Release 0.44 it's finally landed. In this release we've also overhauled the file tree which should make it more robust.