Most of the editors allow user to edit the content straight away (What You See Is What You Get - WYSIWYG), it just like editting a document with microsoft office. Nowadays, I think all of the content management system, blog systems are using rich text editor. 20 Excellent Free Rich-Text Editors. Rich-text editors, also known as online rich-text editors, are web components that allow users to edit and enter text within a web browser.
Rich-text editors are used in numerous ways such as in enhancing your comment input form or as part of a web application that allows entry of user-generated and formatted content. Rich-text editors are essentially web-based WYSIWYG (“what you see is what you get”) editors. There are many rich-text editors out there. What’s even better than a lot of choices? Many of the best rich-text editors currently in the market are free. In this article, we present 20 exceptional (and free) rich-text editors. 1. TinyMCE is an open source (under the GNU Lesser General Public License) rich-text editor released and maintained by Moxiecode. TinyMCE |Demo | Download 2. CKEditor - WYSIWYG Text and HTML Editor for the Web.
WYMeditor - web-based XHTML editor - Home. Mylyn/WikiText. Mylyn WikiText Mylyn WikiText provides an extensible framework and tools for parsing, editing and presenting lightweight markup, including: Editor for wiki files using a source editor paradigm with preview Mylyn task editor integration making the task editor markup-aware for displaying and editing markup Ant Tasks for converting markup to other formats API a framework and API for handling lightweight markup WikiText has parsers for MediaWiki, Textile, Confluence, TracWiki and TWiki markup, and can be extended to support other languages.
WikiText provides Ant tasks for converting lightweight markup to HTML, Eclipse Help, DocBook, DITA and XSL-FO. WikiText also provides an editor for editing such markup within Eclipse, and integrates with the Mylyn task editor causing it to be markup-aware. Downloads Mylyn WikiText can be installed into Eclipse or used stand-alone. Stable releases are made available as well as weekly builds that include the latest features and bug fixes.
Documentation. Vex - A Visual Editor for XML. Primary Links Vex - A Visual Editor for XML Vex is a Visual Editor for XML that hides the raw XML tags from the user, providing instead a word processor like interface.
Vex uses standard DTD files to define document types and CSS stylesheets to define document layout. Vex contains definitions for DocBook and DITA. To edit other XML formats only a DTD and a CSS are needed. Committers Florian Thienel (lead) Carsten Hiesserich Holger Voormann David Carver Igor Jacy Lino Campista. Moving Forward – Vex 1.0.0 M8 « eclipse howl.
Vex has moved from being a component in the WTP Incubator project to being a project on its own in Mylyn Docs.
Like all other Eclipse projects Vex has its own home page: eclipse.org/vex. Our project lead is Florian Thienel, currently the 99% of Vex (only you can change this). Last week milestone 8 was released. If you already use Vex then you have to migrate your vex-plugin.xml files. Otherwise you should give Vex a try to edit XML files word processor like. The next big thing is XML Schema support in addition to the good old DTDs. Lightweight markup language. Lightweight markup languages are used in applications where people might be expected to read the document source as well as the rendered output.
For instance, a person downloading a software library might prefer to read the documentation in a text editor rather than a web browser. Another application is for entry in web-based publishing, such as weblogs and wikis, where the input interface is a simple text box. The server software converts the input to a common document markup language like HTML or XHTML. History Lightweight markup languages were originally used on text-only displays which could not display characters in italics or bold, so informal methods to convey this information had to be developed. 1986 international standard SGML provided facilities to define and parse lightweight markup languages using grammars and tag implication.
Markdown. Markdown is a plain text formatting syntax designed so that it can optionally be converted to HTML using a tool by the same name.
Markdown is popularly used as format for readme files, or for writing messages in online discussion forums, or in text editors for the quick creation of rich text documents. History The Markdown language was created in 2004 by John Gruber with substantial contributions from Aaron Swartz, with the goal of allowing people “to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, and optionally convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML)”. Gruber wrote a Perl script, Markdown.pl, which converts marked-up text input to valid, well-formed XHTML or HTML and replaces left-pointing angle brackets ('<') and ampersands with their corresponding character entity references.
Bug 329528 – Support Markdown in WikiText. Macchiato : encore un éditeur Markdown pour Mac. Espresso, Chocolat et maintenant Macchiato : les développeurs d'éditeurs de texte / code sont visiblement inspirés quand vient le moment de nommer leur application.
Macchiato [1.1 - 1,3 Mo - 15,99 €] n'est cependant un concurrent ni d'Espresso ni de Chocolat : il vient plutôt ferrailler dans un marché en plein développement sur Mac, celui des éditeurs en texte brut minimalistes compatibles Markdown — comme Byword ou iA Writer. Sorti il y a quelques jours, Macchiato se rapproche de Byword par son interface dépouillée, et sa mise en valeur subtile du Markdown. Macchiato est compatible avec l'essentiel des nouveautés d'OS X Lion : le plein-écran, la sauvegarde automatique, et Versions.
Enfin Macchiato se rapproche d'iA Writer par son prix : 15,99 €. Textish - A lightweight markup language library for Java. RestEditor-Plugin.