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7 items tagged “textmate”


Why exactly isn’t TextMate available for other platforms like Ubuntu?

Because it was written in Objective-C using the Cocoa framework, which is only available on OS X. Porting it would not be at all easy.

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Fun with TextMate and PDB. TextMate bookmarks (against lines in a file) are stored as OS X extended attributes, which can be accessed from Python using the xattr module. Here’s a clever piece of code that uses bookmarks to set breakpoints in the command-line pdb debugger. # 23rd March 2010, 9:48 am


MySQL, Python and MacOS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). I gave up on compiling things when I upgraded to Snow Leopard—I’m back to running Ubuntu in a VMWare instance, mounted over Samba so I can still use TextMate. # 25th September 2009, 10:14 pm


How I Use TextMate. “Ack in Project” is a brilliant replacement for TextMate’s disappointing single threaded “Find in Project” feature. # 6th December 2008, 10:32 am


“Open in TextMate” from Leopard Finder (via) Bookmarked for when our copy of Leopard arrives. # 28th October 2007, 6:24 pm

Twitter from TextMate. A TextMate Bundle that lets you send your currently selected text to Twitter. # 25th March 2007, 6:10 pm

Using TextMate with Django. Including a nice looking theme inspired by the Django website. # 15th January 2007, 2:16 am