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Article by: Ryan Stewart

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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Article by: Ryan Stewart

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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Article by: Peter Flynn

Introducing Brackets Health Report

The Brackets community has grown by leaps and bounds over the past year, especially after our 1.0 milestone last fall. Earlier in the development of Brackets we felt more confident guiding the project based on direct user feedback and our own intuition. But as the project has grown, we need a better picture of how people are using Brackets so we can continue making it even more awesome. Rather than relying on guesswork, we think the best approach now is to gather real… Read more

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Article by: Ryan Stewart

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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Article by: Ryan Stewart

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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Article by: Ryan Stewart

Brackets 1.1 and Extract for Brackets 0.6 Now Available

On the heels of the 1.0 release we’re very excited to announce the availability of Brackets 1.1 and an update to the Extract for Brackets extension today. The Brackets team is thrilled with the response we had to the 1.0 launch. Brackets 1.0 was downloaded almost 400,000 times in the past 5 weeks. That’s a humbling number and we are looking forward to keeping up the momentum. Stability, Performance and Other Fixes The 1.1 release is primarily a release about stability and making sure… Read more

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Article by: Ryan Stewart

Brackets 1.0 and Extract for Brackets (Preview) Now Available

1.0, we did it! This is a big milestone for the Brackets project. Right now you can grab version 1.0 of Brackets, as well as a preview of Extract for Brackets, an extension that Adobe has been working on. Extract for Brackets (Preview) speeds up the process of pulling design information like colors, fonts, and measurement info out of a PSD and turning it into clean, minimal CSS.When we first started Brackets we wanted to release early and often. We did both. This will mark the… Read more

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Article by: Ryan Stewart

Getting Ready to Declare Brackets 1.0

It’s been almost 3 years since the first commit for Brackets landed. In that time we’ve gone from a small project to one of the most popular repositories on GitHub and what we think is the best code editor for web designers and front end developers. We’re excited to see that a lot of you agree! We’ve had 240 contributors over that time, each new release gets over 100,000 downloads, and our extension registry contains 439 extensions and 75 themes. Most of those have been… Read more

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Article by: Ryan Stewart

Brackets 0.44 Release: Split View

Split view has been one of our most requested features for Brackets and with Release 0.44 it’s finally landed. In this release we’ve also overhauled the file tree which should make it more robust. You can see the full list of enhancements here and grab the release here. Split View With release 0.44 you can now view two documents side-by-side in either horizontal view or vertical view. To enable split view, use the  icon and then decide between a vertical split or a horizontal split. Then select… Read more

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Article by: Jeffry Booher

Brackets 0.43 Release

The team has been busy polishing the exterior of Brackets for our upcoming Max release so we’re packing some of Brackets’ existing features with a little extra love in this release. SCSS/LESS support Remember when the Quick Edit and Quick Find Definition features were first introduced but they didn’t work for your SCSS or LESS files? Well now they do. Any selector, even the ampersand Selector, can be located using Quick Find and any class, ID or tag selector can be targeted for QuickEdit in SCSS/LESS files.… Read more

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