Coda for Mac

Coda for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 18 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.5.1
  • Total Downloads:
    34,483
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 25, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try; 14-day trial (14-day trial); $99.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    84.47MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    48
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Coda from Panic Software offers a sleek, trimmed-down alternative to expensive Web design suites. This one-window Web design app combines all the tools you need to build a site, with an emphasis on creating a fast, easy, integrated workflow.

Coda's collaboration tools let you seamlessly work together with others, and a built-in FTP sidebar--using the power of Panic's powered-up Transmit 4--helps you get your site updated quickly. Hand-coding experts will like the full-featured CSS and text editors (although no code folding here), and editing multiple files side by side in split panes is a breeze. Coda also has tons of time-saving features, including Clips (for frequently used code snippets), an Open Quickly window (for fast access to specific files), and integrated subversion. We particularly like the powerful Find and Replace tools, which let you drag-and-drop global changes to your code.

Coda is neither perfect nor cheap (and we're getting antsy for Coda 2.0), but if you're searching for a reasonably priced Web design tool on the Mac, Coda is a solid choice.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Support for network drives causes to constantly crash"

March 26, 2013  |  By CLA-Guy

 |  Version: Coda 2.0.7

Pros

Site Management is nice, but unwieldy after 10+ sites. The ability to customize colors, collapse statements is great.

Cons

Tab system is broken, opening in another window is a hassle. Network drive / shared files causes it to crash constantly. FTP is cumbersome. Site management needs groupings / filtering system

Summary

Honestly, great program if you're a small shop / dealing with a small number of sites, but if that's the case, can get everything this guy does for free with another set of programs, if you need more robust management of sites / files, Coda doesn't offer a good solution. Program seems to be in a middle ground for uses. Has a lot of potential though.

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4 stars

"Great web development app"

November 28, 2011  |  By smartymarti

 |  Version: Coda 1.7.4

Pros

This web development app seems to have most of the essential tools for web development. It has a great interface that is easy to use.

Cons

If only this app would work with JQuery. I do a good amount of JQuery at work, but Coda's preview does not support it.

Summary

Coda is great for those who are just started web design/programming. Its interface is nice and simple. I use Dreamweaver quite a lot, and this app works well with it, along with html/css. You can change the code font for easier readability and preview updates quickly. Publishing is super easy. Overall, Coda is probably one of the best web development tools out there for the mac.

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5 stars

"Not worried about version number..."

October 05, 2010  |  By cnet.aaron

 |  Version: Coda 1.6.12

Pros

As long as they keep making an awesome IDE. I love how well put together this application is. It's development, the way you expect it to be on a Mac.

Cons

I'm sure I could come up with a list of things I would change, but in general there aren't any major cons.

Summary

If you're doing any kind of web development Coda is definitely worth a look.

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3 stars

"Coda REALLY needs to get 2.0 out the door."

July 28, 2010  |  By webjive

 |  Version: Coda 1.6.12

Pros

Great interface and awesome FTP layer for editing remote files. Great syntax highlighting. Great CSS editor built in (I still edit CSS by hand).

Cons

The CODA wheel is getting squeaky waiting on 2.0 (almost 2 years now). Needs to move the file tabs to the side so that you can have more visible open windows. Did I say that CODA was getting long in the tooth and could appear to be a dead product?

Summary

I would start looking at other editors. I think Panic is focusing too much on other projects and CODA has probably moved into the "good enough" category for them. The sad thing is I get more feature updates from BBEdit than I do CODA.

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5 stars

"Coda is simply the best!"

January 29, 2010  |  By jontron2000

 |  Version: Coda 1.6.10

Pros

Powerful CSS editing
Shell Access
HTML editor built in

Cons

Kinda pricy, but worth it

Summary

I looooooove Coda! I have used a lot of CSS/HTML editors and this is by far the best one yet. Give it a try guys! You won't be dissapointed

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5 stars

"GREAT WEB DEVELOPMENT TOOL!!"

July 27, 2009  |  By heyjudy11

 |  Version: Coda 1.6.4

Pros

+ all essential tools in one place
+ SubEthaEdit based editing with colab features
+ Publish feature keeps track of file states across restarts

Cons

- the window can get crowded when too many tabs are open

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5 stars

"Great lightweight HTML/CSS editor."

July 06, 2009  |  By kristianlyngbaek

 |  Version: Coda 1.6.4

Pros

Great CSS ease of use.
CSS editing much better than Dreamweaver,
Simple.
Quick.

Cons

Doesn't automatically sync with server.

Summary

Great lightweight HTML/CSS editor.

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3 stars

"I can't download it!"

April 11, 2009  |  By DennisMcCK

 |  Version: Coda 1.6.4

Pros

Unable to judge.

Cons

Unable to judge.

Summary

Clicking on the "Download Now" link takes me to the "Thank you for downloading" page saying that the download will start in a moment. But instead I get the error message below. Clicking the link for trying again if it doesn't start automatically gets the same error.

"The requested URL /sd/-XnlKNBI51ja8YpqFPNsYS7taMf2YAIF90r1Wr1ayH4RdHVdSx_GTWDnyhD05PuLkRSUtAt-EzRwexJSy-0V43iht0AmBKh0/software/11019658/10667827/3/Coda 1.6.4.zip was not found on this server."

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5 stars

"Excellent Software"

April 03, 2009  |  By Pen Dragon

 |  Version: Coda 1.6.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
I develop and maintain several websites, one with 150+ pages, using Coda. Coda provides all of the tools I need to develop the web pages, including support for multiple sites and excellent support for css. If I need to change content across all of the pages of a site, the find and replace feature is fast and accurate. Coda's support is good, but sometimes a little sluggish to respond. However, this has never created a major issue, because, at least in my experience, the software is responsive and stable with no major bugs. One problem: sometimes files get marked for updating when no updates have been made, but that is really a minor issue. If you need a WYSIWYG tool, Coda is not the one for you. iWeb, part of Apple's iLife, is excellent for this and actually provides very good WYSIWYG tools, even for small businesses in many cases, but not all.

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5 stars

"Web Development For The Rest Of Us"

September 09, 2008  |  By Mixotic

 |  Version: Coda 1.5

Pros

As a tool for managing day-to-day changes to sites, it's invaluable. It offers easy access to the files, with a local and remote file repository, terminal access to servers, color-coded code, and a wealth of great resources in the library.

Cons

Changing configurations to adjust to changes can be a little more tedious (having to reopen the site). It took me a while to figure out that I could open multiple windows for different sites, but that's my own lack of intelligence.

Summary

If you're a developer looking for a better way to work, this could be the solution. It's a great integration of tools that work with industry standards and best practices. No crazy markup from some company that decided they know how to 'fix' code.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.5.1

- Shortened the auto-complete pop-up delay
- Improved indexer performance on 10.7 and 10.8
- Fixed an issue with the publishing list clearing unexpectedly
- Improved unicode support in terminal
- Included new Panic Palette color theme
- Fixed a bug a bug that could cause SCM credentials to be forgotten
- Fixed handling of .ts files
- Fixed many, many other bugs
General
Publisher Panic
Publisher web site http://www.panic.com/
Release Date October 25, 2014
Date Added October 25, 2014
Version 2.5.1
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Web Site Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.9, Mac OS X 10.10, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 84.47MB
File Name Coda 2.5.1.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 34,483
Downloads Last Week 48
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 14-day trial
Price $99.99

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