BBEdit is not being used much anymore. GVim is still unbeatable but TextMate is expressing a lot of potential. Recording macros in TextMate is simple and intuitive. I just hate its key bindings. But there is nothing that can be done about that. Not everyone is going to appreciate it if TextMate uses mode editing just like Vim.
What I like about TextMate so far:
- A real text editor for programmers.
- Clean interface for writing macros, snippets, etc.
- An active developer that listens to his users.
- A rather active user base that is eager to create new bundles for different languages. I believe that there are more language bundles available for TextMate as compared to SubEthaEdit.
Some of my gripes with it:
- Poor documentation
- It is not free.
- Some weird bugs with using it as an external editor for MarsEdit and Transmit.
- Using it means using key bindings that are limited to a non-cross platform text editor.
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