Taco HTML Edit for Mac

Taco HTML Edit for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 57 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.6.7
  • Total Downloads:
    88,983
  • Date Added:
    December 20, 2010
  • File Size:
    14.14MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    78
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC

Editors' Review

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Taco HTML Edit is a Mac-only HTML and PHP editor, a good compromise between free editors and more-powerful (and expensive) Web development apps.

Taco HTML Edit's main window provides a relatively spare, streamlined hand-coding environment, with a toolbar that lets you save, print, find, batch find, preview, live preview, and insert special characters from a drop-down menu. You can also access Taco HTML Edit's Component Library from here, a relatively new addition to the program that gives you quick access to 22 ready-to-plug-in, cross-browser-tested components--everything from an image carousel to a scrolling, fixed-height table. These components vary in usefulness and sexiness: you may never want to insert background music on a site, and you might not need a component for inserting a simple link, but the components for features like accordion controls and tabbed panes can be a godsend.

Each component pulls up a separate window that lets you adjust settings for the component; buttons let you toggle between preview and source views (a feature that also happens to make Taco HTML Edit an excellent learning tool, since you can make minor changes and then see how that change affects the code). Taco HTML Edit also includes many other features you'd expect from a good editor, including syntax coloring (for HTML, PHP, CSS, and JavaScript), syntax checking, code completion (for HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP), solid previewing capabilities, and a system for handling frequently used pieces of codes.

Whether you're using it as a debugger or as a complete hand-coding solution, Taco HTML Edit offers a lot of tools in an easy-to-use interface, all at a reasonable price.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"easy-to-use"

June 12, 2011  |  By sandhopper

 |  Version: Taco HTML Edit 2.6.7

Pros

easy-to-use
strong tool
fast
automatic preview

Cons

nothing to report

Summary

Taco HTML Edit is a very useful tool which i would recommand to everyone who wants to make html sites.
It works very fast and without any clutter.

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3 stars

"A very, very good beginning"

January 20, 2011  |  By johnlove

 |  Version: Taco HTML Edit 2.6.7

Pros

My gold standard is PageSpinner because I have used PS since about 1996.

Taco Edit may catch PageSpinner. I like the complex examples; e.g., drop menus built on the Suckerfish paradigm, a 3-d drop shadow, and all the remaining Component Library.

Cons

Wants:
1) File:"New..." selectable multiple types of html; e.g., html4, html5, xhtml4, css, javascript, php etc. The almost blank new html would start out with different <DOCTYPE's>

2) Insert: comment, <!-- xxx --> or /* xxx */ html or css

Summary

The above is just the beginning of simply because I was limited to 250 characters each.

John Love

Updated on Jan 20, 2011

Make that 3 1/2 stars

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.6.7
Fixes a crash that could occur on Mac OS X 10.4 when opening a document with "Indent Wrapped Lines" enabled.
General
Publisher Taco Software
Publisher web site http://tacosw.com/
Release Date December 20, 2010
Date Added December 20, 2010
Version 2.6.7
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Coding Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 14.14MB
File Name TacoHTMLEdit.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 88,983
Downloads Last Week 78
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $24.95

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