Bluefish 2.2.12

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Bluefish is a free advanced text editor with a variety of tools for programming in general and the development of dynamic websites. Bluefish supports development in (among others) HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, PHP, C, C++, JavaScript, Java, Google Go, Vala, Ada, D, SQL, Perl, ColdFusion, JSP, Python, Ruby and shell.

Bluefish fills the niche market between the plain text editors and the full swing IDE: Bluefish is relatively lightweight and easy to learn, while still providing many features of an integrated development environment to support both programming and the development of websites.

Features of Bluefish:

- Bluefish tries to be lean and clean, as far as possible given it is a GUI editor.
- Bluefish starts really quick and loads hundreds of files within seconds.
- Multiple document interface, easily opens 500+ documents.
- Project support, enables you to work efficiently on multiple projects, and automatically restores settings for each project.
- Multi-threaded support for remote files using gvfs.
- Very powerful search and replace, allowing regular expressions and sub-pattern replacing.
- Snippets sidebar - specify custom dialogs, search and replace patterns or insert patterns and bind them to a shortkut key combination of your liking to speed up your development process.
- Unlimited undo/redo functionality
- In-line spell checker which is programing language aware..
- Auto-recovery of changes in modified documents after a crash, kill or shutdown.
- Character map of all unicode characters.
- Many tools such as tabs to spaces, join lines, lines to columns, strip whitespace, etc.

Changes in recent version

Author: Olivier Sessink
Price: Free
Windows: XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10

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