Ya know, I program a lot. I also create a lot of web sites. So, having a good text editor is kind of essential.
For the longest time, I’ve been searching for a good programmer text editor like TextMate.
Unfortunately, I shun Macs like the plague since I can build better, faster, more reliable puters myself for 1/3 the price, so TextMate wasn’t an option. And I most certainly will not run a hacked version of OS X just to get TextMate!
At first, I used jEdit. It’s okay, but not quite what I was looking for. Then, I switched to NetBeans for my Ruby on Rails stuff, and Notepad++ for everything else. Well, that worked okay, but NetBeans RoR support is pretty lacking these days.
Furthermore, I wanted to get the heck away from these darn Java-based text editors. That’s really just silly.
Enter Sublime Text 2!