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By hand or tool?

Michael Finney
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(2 b or not 2 b in the JSP Forum or here in the HTML forum)

Didn't see this post, but I bet it's in here somewhere..

Are people nowadays coding HTML/JSP by hand or via tool like Dreamweaver or FrontPage?

http://www.andrewsellick.com/32/15-must-have-web-developer-tools-for-beginners
got me thinking about that question again.

Thanks.


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Bear Bibeault
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This actually came up recently, and the consensus among the experienced developers is that they would rather die than let some WYSIWYG tool generate crappy code for them.


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Gregg Bolinger
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Originally posted by Bear Bibeault:
This actually came up recently, and the consensus among the experienced developers is that they would rather die than let some WYSIWYG tool generate crappy code for them.


+1


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Michael Finney
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lol! Thank you. I figured it did. Perhaps searching on "code generator" would have worked.

Thanks again.
Shoumin Li
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In normol solution ,I will choose the tools,it brings convinence.
But there some speacial place you need code by hand.
So we need both.
[ July 20, 2007: Message edited by: Shoumin Li ]

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Bear Bibeault
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Originally posted by Shoumin Li:
So we need both.


Only if by "we" you mean yourself.
Andy Hahn
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I code all of my JSPs by hand but if I were doing some advanced CSS development, such as div overlays, etc, then a tool would be a necessity.
 
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