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JavaScript Introduction to Programming Basics Writing Your Program

text mate?

is text mate the same thing as text editor app, on an apple computer?

3 Answers

Allan,

Textmate isn't necessary--BUT is a great code editor for Mac. It does much more than an ordinary text editor--mainly, it offers all kinds of features that help you code better and faster. It's worthwhile to use an editor like it (or, say, Sublime Text).

Binary Soul
Binary Soul
4,592 Points

TextMate have Syntax Highlighting, Code completition, Autocomplete, Filebrowsing, and lots of coder stuff.

I dont think that a basic text-editor has that

i was just trying to complete the beginning course for introduction to programming. is it a necessary app. I just downloaded the demo. Im just a beginner in this field..

Binary Soul
Binary Soul
4,592 Points

not "necessary" but it helps you to find errors like typos much faster because of the textcolor. You also may want to read this

thank you so much that link really answered a lot of my questions.