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TextMate How-To by Chris Mears

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Preface

TextMate is a highly extensible Mac OS X GUI text editor that has gained quite a bit of developer notoriety through the years. Created in 2004 by Allan Odgaard, TextMate 1 started out as a simple editor. By 2006, when TextMate 1.5 was released, it won the Apple Design Award for Best Developer Tool, and has gained a vast community backing.

In August 2012, TextMate 2 was released under GNU General Public License and its source code is available at Github. However, this guide will cover the most popular version of the software, TextMate 1.5.

The goal of this book is to provide its readers a succinct set of recipes to become familiar with TextMate's most useful features and bundles, in order to hit the ground running and code more quickly and ...

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