Category: research

Article by: notwebsafe

Building a Desktop-Quality App on Web Technologies

Brackets is built almost entirely in HTML, CSS (via LESS), and JavaScript. For the Brackets team, this is our first project building a large, complex app using open web technologies. In this post, we’d like to describe the overall architecture of Brackets as it stands today, and share some of our early experiences with large-scale JavaScript development. Why build Brackets in HTML/CSS/JS? When we started prototyping Brackets last year, we weren’t really thinking too hard about what language to implement it in. We… Read more

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