Best editor for editing files remotely (other than vi)

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development' started by Xil3, Nov 20, 2007.

  1. Xil3 macrumors regular

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    #1
    I have used TextMate, which is a great editor, but its support for editing files remotely is non existent... and I'm currently using BBEdit at the moment and it has sufficient support, but it just feels too bulky and rough.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. cookie1105 macrumors 6502

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    TextMate works fine for me editing files remotely. If you use it with cyberduck, it's just:

    CMD + K > edit with textmate

    and then when you save your work in textmate CMD + S saves it directly to the remote server.

    Or is there a level of complexity that I'm not understanding here??
     
  3. elppa macrumors 68040

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    Get Transmit, then you can edit pretty much any remote file in pretty much any remote app, including the outstanding TextMate.

    It stores files in a temporary folder locally and every-time you hit save it uploads this file.
     

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  4. macsig macrumors regular

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    that's great

    I will try Transmit
     

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