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Recommendation on IDE change

Robin Clark
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Joined: Dec 17, 2003
Posts: 81
I have two websites that I have developed using Dreamweaver and Fireworks. I need to revise them to not have Dreamweaver generated code because I discovered my license was not valid. I am thinking that I will use Homesite for my editor but I am not sure what to use for the image editing software. I do not want to spend a lot of time using a tool and I do not want to spend a lot of money on the tool. I am thinking that I should use Paintshop Pro, but I am hoping that you can give me some advice.
Also I am looking for a book that will contain the necessary information to assist me in re-writing the websites. I know basic HTML, but I do not know anything about CSS or java script. I do know Java and some JSP.
Thank you very much for your advice on how to accomplish this task!
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15385
You really do not need books for CSS since there are a lot of good refereces on the net for it.
this site is a good place to start
I persoannly do not use a WYSIWYG programs for developing code. I use EditPlus 2 which is a text-pad type of editor, but that is hard coding html. With nothing fancy. The following link explains most of the common editors out there.
Maybe someone else can shed light on the imaging programs since I am not that big into graphics
Robin Clark
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Joined: Dec 17, 2003
Posts: 81
Thank you very much for your response. I found an excellent thread on the pros and cons of different graphics programs on echoecho if anyone is interested in reading about this:
echo echo graphics program thread
At the same site, a thread of which editor is the best:
echo echo editor program thread
and a myriad of other useful things. I downloaded TextPad and Edit Plus 2 to see if I like them better than Homesite.
Thanks so much for the good advice!
I agree. Here's the link:
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