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Mohamad Nur Amin Shahril
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Mohamad Nur Amin Shahril
Courses Plus Student 1,689 Points

Can we substitute sublime with dreamweaver?

Hi, I just wondering if throughout the website course can we use dreamweaver instead of sublime? Actually I just subscribed with adobe cloud creative annually. I feel $70 so expensive for the price of the sublime.

8 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

You can use any text editor you want. Dreamweaver should work just fine.

Nikolaos Papathanassopoulos
Nikolaos Papathanassopoulos
10,322 Points

It depends what you want to "substitute".

Dreamweaver is a far more professional and complex program than sublime text. The functionality of the two programs differs from a simple Texteditor with syntax-highlighting to a WYSIWG-Editor and powerful web development application.

To answer your question:

Dreamweaver is totally capable to give you similar and more tools as sublime text.

The better question would be: "Do you need all the tools Dreamweaver is providing?" and if so: "Do you know how to use them?"

On the other hand Texteditors like Sublime are very easy to use and simple structured.

~ Nikos.

PS: The $Cost-Question comes after.

I've been using Sublime Text for 3 weeks and have not paid a penny for it. I probably will though because I like it and like the idea that I can use the exact software if I boot into Linux.

I suggest to use nano if you are planning on working on your terminal, if not, then I would highly suggest Aptana Studio 3.

Just my two cents!

Mohamad Nur Amin Shahril
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Mohamad Nur Amin Shahril
Courses Plus Student 1,689 Points

Thanks guy I got clear picture regarding sublime, maybe for beginner I'll use sublime and then after it I shifted to dreamweaver. I really like this forum people get along together. People are help each other.

Thank you so much! :D

Get really good with Sublime Text 2 or Aptana Studio

Dreamweaver is bloated

If you are into coding then $70 will be the best dollars spend in your whole coding life.

If you would save a penny every hour you save by using Sublime you still would be break even within a few days (sort off)

:-)

Joel Rodriguez
Joel Rodriguez
4,207 Points

It depends. I feel as if Dreamweaver is a better option if you are using Photoshop and Illustrator a lot in your workflow. Dreamweaver is probably a lot more than you need starting out, but the built in FTP, Live View and Library are pretty awesome features. I suggest using Dreamweaver as strict code editor. Like you, I have Adobe Cloud as well and one option is to use Adobe Edge Code CC which comes with your subscription. It is a simple code editor much like Sublime, but only supports HTML, CSS, JS (which is all you may need for now). I really like it, and use it from time to time to do some of the lessons here.