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November is National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. It's a month-long initiative that challenges you to get that unwritten novel out of your head and onto paper. We have a handful of tips to help you get started, and below is an updated list of our some popular writing tools for iO...

November 6th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The good folks over at Bare Bones Software have just released version 4.0 of their classic and free text editor for Mac OS X, TextWrangler. I talked with Bare Bones head wrangler Rich Siegel a few weeks ago about what was set to come out, and the company has basically added a lot of great new fea...

April 10th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Trawling through and editing code can be loveless task. TextWrangler is a free app from the Mac App Store that could make it just a little bit more bearable. Brought to you by Bare Bones Software, the folks behind Yojimbo and the incredibly powerful BBEdit, the free TextWrangler is pretty int...

June 21st 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Changes.app, the ultimate Mac application used to track changes in folders and text files, was recently updated to version 1.5. This new version easily integrates with Coda, Espresso, BBEdit, TextWrangler, and TextMate. When you launch Changes, you will be able to install plug-ins directly into tho...

April 2nd 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Attention, Bare Bones fans. Maintenance updates have been released for both BBEdit and TextWrangler. You can grab them both here. Since these are maintenance updates, don't expect new features or extra bells and whistles, just a general tidying up of things. Both are free updates.[Via Macworld]

February 15th 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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John Gruber has released a command line tool called BBColors which allows BBEdit and TextWrangler users to save, reload and even share customized color schemes. BBEdit, like many code-friendly text editors, has offered a coloring system for some time, but it still doesn't allow users to save and swa...

October 9th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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BBEdit is the grand daddy of text editors on the Mac, though I prefer TextWrangler myself. However, TextMate, a relative new comer to the scene, is getting a lot of attention from the geekier Mac folks out there. MacSlash has posted a glowing review of the app, which is making me think I need to tak...

February 3rd 2006 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Molly asks what 3 applications were the most used on your machine this year, and I thought I would pass along the question to you, dear readers.First, I shall answer it: NetNewsWire Safari TextWrangler Since I am a big time blogger (or something) I read lots of feeds, and I am expected to both read...

December 29th 2005 at 10:00am 0 Comments