[CentOS] Recommendation for HTML editor (a better approach?)

Leonard Isham leonard.isham at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 02:31:09 UTC 2005

On 9/20/05, Dave Gutteridge <dave at tokyocomedy.com> wrote:
> Thank you everyone for the helpful advice. Looking at the suggestions,
> makes me think I might have to re-approach how I do web site management.
> Up until now I have used mainly Adobe's GoLive, and occasionally
> Dreamweaver. Far from being wonderful solutions to HTML coding, they
> often come with bloated proprietary code and weird results with parsing
> elements. Nvu, while disappointing in this regard, is hardly alone.
> I was kind of looking for something a little WYSIWYG, but I'm thinking
> maybe that's not necessary anymore. I do so much with PHP these days
> that I'm hand coding everything anyway.
> So then I thought that one of the real advantages to a program like
> GoLive are two things, not to do with previews of GUIs. the two most
> significant features are templates, and smart FTP uploads.
> Templates I can probably migrate away from, as that too I am
> accomplishing more and more with PHP. But the smart FTP upload is nice.
> My web server uses Fedora to store all my web documents in a directory
> structure very much like what I have at home. Maybe even exactly, since
> both home and host use Red Hat inspired builds.
> What I'm wondering now is if what I should do is mirror the directory
> structure I have on my host here at home. Then I can do all my editing,
> and serve and test everything at home pretty much exactly as it will be
> served from the host. And then when I'm happy with my updates, to upload
> it to my server.
> But, even though I have a fast fiber optic connection, I still don't
> think I would want to just straight up mirror the two directories. I
> have images and movie files and whatnot that still eat up connection
> time.
> Which is my long winded way of coming around to asking - what would be
> the best approach to uploading data from my machine in this
> circumstance? Is there an FTP utility that, like GoLive, will track
> which documents have been modified since last upload and send only
> those?

rsync or unison for mirroring.

Maybe subversion or CVS?

Disclaimer: I'm not a programer

Leonard Isham, CISSP
Ostendo non ostento.

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