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Re: Web page development tools in Lenny?

On January 31, 2009 02:33:21 pm A. F. Cano wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently installed Lenny from scratch on a new HD.  It's time to maintain
> some basic web pages, so I went looking for mozilla composer (that I used
> before) and found that mozilla is gone from Lenny.  Tried to find a
> "composer" feature in iceweasel, but there is none.  Then went searching
> on the web.  Found some hits: seamonkey, kompozer/nvu, but none of them
> are in Lenny.  I'd like to keep the installation as standard as possible,
> so I'd prefer not to have to get non-aptitude packages.  I did find quanta,
> so barring a better solution, I'll start using that.  I also saw references
> to eclipse, but that seems overkill for simple web pages (if in fact
> eclipse can do web pages).
> Previously I had found the iceweasel add-on called vimperator.  Not useful
> (to me) for the browser, but I thought it would be ideal for a
> composer-type application.  I use vi and it would be great to be able to
> compose web pages directly with the keystrokes I'm used to, but yet not
> have to enter html code by hand.  Is anyone aware of some
> iceweaser/firefox-compatible app that could use vimperator?  Any web
> development app that could be set up in "vi mode"?
> Thanks for any hints/clues.

iceape is the classic communicator with composer and email built in.

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