Today we are releasing Brackets 1.4, that has some great features which include, the new instant search, better preferences editability to name a few.
Say hello to instant search! Searching across files in Brackets has never been this fast. We have worked ground up to improve the performance of find in files inside Brackets. The end result was so good that we now update the search results as you type. This is a great improvement on top of the existing find in files.
Editing preferences is now much easier in Brackets. All the preferences names appear as code hints, while editing the user preferences file. Thanks to the major effort by Amin Ullah Khan, who is the author of this feature. Also,
Debug->Open Preferences File.. will now open up split view and bring up user preferences file
brackets.json in one pane and all the default preferences in other pane.
You now have the option to enable/disable individual extensions from Extension Manager. Thanks to Arzhan “kai” Kinzhalin for his contributions on this.
We have updated our editor’s font (Source Code Pro), which brings in improved support for Greek and Cyrillic character sets.
We have enabled sub-pixel anti-aliasing on Mac by default, that renders the text crisper. This can be overridden by setting the
fonts.fontSmoothing preference to
antialiased, which brings back the old gray scale anti-aliasing.
As always, a huge thanks to our contributors for this release:
Thanks to you for choosing Brackets. We now have over 270,000 monthly active users!