- It’s free
- Installation is simple
- It’s open source
- Projects are directory-based, just like Sublime
- It has a js linter built in
- It has some intellisense
- It does *not* auto-complete array and object syntax (brackets and curly braces)
- It supports scss (Sassy CSS)
- Performance doesn’t completely suck
- It’s supports 3rd Party Plugins
- It’s available for multiple OS.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Using Brackets for Ext JS Development
And while it doesn’t fully support Sencha’s massive Ext JS library, it should help students quickly identify syntax problems with their json configs. I was able to configure Bracket’s built-in JS Linter to ignore nearly all of its “false-positive” errors and warnings.
The trick is to modify Bracket’s preferences file (Debug > Open Preferences File) as follows:
You’ll need to restart Brackets for these changes to take effect.
So if you’re looking for a change of pace from using Sublime, or money is tight and you can’t afford JetBrains WebStorm or Sencha Architect, it’s worth giving Brackets a try.
Download Brackets at http://brackets.io/
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