Today is a big day for all TextMate fans! Those who feared TM2/Avian would end up as vaporware can sleep well at night again. Out of the blue Allan Odgaard himself said that Avian is coming along nicely, and should be only weeks away from an early private alpha.
Now that TextMate has shipped a new build (1496), it has also included some new goodies behind the scenes. Amongst the good stuff is Dialog 2, which also includes a completion framework I’ve mentioned in an earlier TextMate posts.
I’ve done some small refinements in my Go to first non-space character TextMate tip. Instead of using a non-capturing regex, I’m now actually selecting first character, and then taking a step back from the selection. This makes the command work for lines which aren’t indented too. A small adjustment to this regex was also submitted [...]
If you like working with your documents on the command line, I’m sure you’ve learned to love ⌃⇧O. This will open a new terminal window in the current document’s folder, ready for you to pull out your terminal-fu. Sometimes, however, you’d like to reveal the file in the Finder. I got this very simple script [...]
Here I have compiled a list of changes that might make it into TextMate 2.x. Notice the “x”, because it means it wont necessarily be first, second or even third minor upgrade.
One small thing that has always bugged me with TextMate is that ⌘← goes to the beginning of the line, instead of what I prefer: the first non-space character on the line. Well, thanks to “Jacobolous” in ##email@example.com, that’s not a problem anymore. This command has been updated, you can read what was changed here.
I know I wasn’t the only one who immediately thought of TextMate2 when I read that some new Duke Nukem Forever footage was released,. The first thing I did was to log onto the TextMate irc channel and give Allan a wink. ph^: allan: Now that Duke Nukem forever has released a new gameplay-video … [...]