[wingide-users] migrate from TextWrangler? (Marc A. Murison)

Charles Hartman cohar at conncoll.edu
Sat Aug 10 23:43:13 EDT 2013

I'm curious: does that sluggishness problem disappear with the (blessedly!)
post-X11 version 5?

On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Mark Jones <mark0978 at gmail.com> wrote:

> > But, I do NOT use [Wing] for my day to day python editing.
>> > For this I have my editor that can sing and dance and produce baked
>> > potatoes in no time.
>> >
>> I have long had the opposite experience: text editors cannot come close to
>> the convenience and configurability of Wing. Any time I have to use a
>> plain-text editor, I'm always really missing Wing. So I'm curious -- what
>> can your text editor (TextWrangler?) do that Wing cannot? What do you find
>> most often causes you to prefer it over Wing's editor?
> I have to second this sentiment.  If wing just did for Javascript and html
> what it does for python, I would have a complete development environment.
>  And actually, the problems are more with javascript than html.
> I find myself wanting the auto edit features of wing with the auto
> surround with " ' [ { and ( everywhere else.  Ctrl-Shift-O (Open from
> project) is awesome.  Source folding
> When you add up all the things you get with wing, I'm not sure why you
> wouldn't use it all the time.  If I was working remotely though, I'd have
> to go with emacs, X11 over a remote connection is too sluggish for my
> impatience.
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Charles O. Hartman
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Lucy Marsh Haskell '19 Professor of Literatures in English
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