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Brackets 1.7 Now Available Including 64 Bit Mac!

The team just released Brackets 1.7, so head over to brackets.io to download it! As we mentioned, last year, the team has been busy working on integrating Brackets as the core code experience inside Dreamweaver, and that’s resulted in some nice features this release for Brackets users: We’ve upgraded the CEF shell to 2623 which means the long standing issue with mouse scroll being too fast on Windows is now fixed. It’s now easier than ever to quickly open recent files with the new Recent… Read more

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Update about Extract for Brackets (Preview)

Some of you are familiar with the Extract for Brackets extension, a tool used to work with PSDs shared via Creative Cloud. As announced in this post on the Creative Cloud blog today, we are discontinuing the extension effective on June 28 due to low usage. Please note that any PSD files you’ve used with Extract will still be available to access or share within the Creative Cloud Assets service. To continue using Extract functionality, we suggest checking out the Extract panel in Dreamweaver CC. Thank… Read more

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New Committer – Swagatam Mitra

This is WAY long overdue as he has already been quite busy making Brackets better, but I want to formally introduce our newest Brackets committer, Swagatam Mitra. Swagatam was responsible for the split view (same document) feature and improving JavaScript hinting in Release 1.6. And here’s some more about Swagatam in his own words: I am a software developer by profession. Started carrier as a Data warehouse and Business Intelligence analyst and then moved on to server side programming in Java. After a… Read more

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Go Get Brackets 1.5

As of today, Brackets 1.5 is available for download. As we mentioned last week, the Adobe engineers on Brackets are working on bringing Brackets into Dreamweaver as the code surface and we expect progress on the open source project to be slower as that happens. But we still hope to do regular releases and our community is fantastic so a lot of the work that will be in those releases will be community driven. Brackets 1.5 is a great example of that. This version of… Read more

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Update from the Adobe Brackets Team

We’re incredibly proud of the momentum that Brackets continues to have. Over 350,000 people are using Brackets every month. There have been 283 contributors to the project and users have installed 890 different extensions. The community has also become even more active in the project over the past couple of months. We’ll soon be releasing Brackets 1.5 which has a number of fixes and enhancements that were contributed by the community. The Brackets team at Adobe has been spending the past couple of months… Read more

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Update on 1.4 and a Brackets Roadmap

The team has been hard at work on the 1.4 release and because it’s taking a little bit longer I wanted to provide a quick update on that release as well as share some of the current thinking from the Adobe engineers about where we’ll be focusing our efforts over the next few releases. One of things we want to do as a team is plan our work around a specific theme for each release. That helps overall productivity for the team because they’re diving… Read more

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Welcome the Newest Brackets Committer: Marcel Gerber

I’m incredibly happy to be able to announce that the Brackets committers are welcoming a new member: Marcel Gerber. Marcel has been a member of the Brackets community for a long time and has been playing a big role recently in doing code reviews, triaging bugs, and generally helping out wherever he can. He’s also going to be our youngest committer by a wide margin! Here’s a bit about Marcel in his own words: I am a 16-yeared student, currently attending a German “Gymnasium”… Read more

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Brackets 1.3 Release Is Here

We’re very happy to announce that Brackets 1.3 is available as of today with some great new features and the first implementation of the Brackets Health Report which will go a long way towards helping us improve Brackets and providing extension authors with helpful information about how you all are using Brackets. Command Line One of the most requested Brackets features has been to allow launching it from the command line. As of 1.3, that’s possible! On Windows, when you install Brackets, you’ll be given the option to… Read more

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Brackets 1.2 Now Available

Brackets 1.2 is out and has a bunch of really fantastic features that users have been asking for for a while. Between a longer than usual winter break for Adobe and ramping up new team members, and fixing some last minute Linux issues, this release took a bit longer than expected, but we hope you enjoy it! New Features A couple of things you’ll immediately see are that we now offer CSS color name code hints thanks to Marcel Gerber so when you type the color property in… Read more

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Welcome New Brackets Committers

It’s been an exciting couple of months for the Brackets community. The 1.0 release was downloaded over 400,000 times since our launch over 1.5 months ago. We continue to get great feedback from the community and released Brackets 1.1 in the middle of December before the Brackets team  members from Adobe took a break for the holiday.We continue to see great momentum for the project across the board. We’re up to over 20,500 stars on GitHub making us the 15th most starred project overall. The… Read more

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