While you could certainly open any single file and edit it using Coda as an editor, bigger projects require us to be wise and build upon a strong foundation. Coda enforces that premise with Sites.
A Site could have been called practically anything: pocket, container, jar, etc., but since Coda is typically geared toward the web designer and developer, Site seems as good a choice as any.
And so, a Site is a placeholder that quickly allows you to access all this information so you can get working on your project from Coda’s launch screen. We’ll set up our first Site now and see how all of that works together.
Let’s go ahead and start the application by navigating to the Applications folder and double-clicking the Coda 2 icon (Figure 2-1).
I prefer to use Mac OS X’s Spotlight app by typing Command and then the spacebar, then typing Coda 2. Spotlight will bring up the application, and then by pressing the Enter key, it will launch it. You should find what works best for your workflow, but since I love keyboard ...