Re: Frontpage alternative

Subject: Re: Frontpage alternative
From: Laura Lemay <lemay -at- lauralemay -dot- com>
To: Richard L Hamilton <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 18:10:44 -0800

KompoZer's replacement is Nvu. Its the same code base (the old Netscape
Composer), only Nvu is being regularly updated.

Here are two good lists of both WYSIWYG web design editors and
code-based HTML editors, from free to $$$

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/05/06/25-wysiwyg-editors-reviewed/
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/05/07/35-useful-source-code-editors-reviewed/

Laura

Richard L Hamilton wrote:
> George,
>
> I have used Kompozer with some success
> (http://sourceforge.net/projects/kompozer).
> It is an open source program, so it is very affordable.
>
> Beware, however, that it does not appear to have been updated recently,
> so I
> don't know what its long term prognosis is. That breaks one of my basic
> rules
> about tools (avoid orphans and old-timers), but when I looked for tools,
> I was
> surprised to find relatively few out there. This one worked well, so I
> didn't
> look much further.
>
> I suspect that one reason may be that a lot of low cost web hosting
> services
> feature a built-in web site builder, so it may be that the need is
> relatively
> small for most folks. In fact, if you are looking for a web site for
> yourself,
> you may want to just sign up with a service that offers this feature.
>
> Best Regards,
> Dick Hamilton
> Managing Writers: A Real World Guide to Managing Technical Documentation
> http://managingwriters.com
>
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>> Hi,
>> Can anyone suggest an affordable alternative to MS Frontpage?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Geore Grimm
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