|Re: Basic HTML site with web server interface [message #643115 is a reply to message #643085]
||Sat, 04 December 2010 18:40
| Russell Bateman
Registered: July 2009
Location: Provo, Utah, USA
On 2010.12.03 19:13, Dave wrote:|
> I can't seem to find any help with what should be an easy question. I
> want to begin creating a website. I understand that many of you may
> cringe at what I am about to say, but I spent the money on a webserver
> and began building it using Dreamweaver under a 30 day trial. That trial
> expired and I realized I could do pretty much the same stuff using
> eclipse. I just don't seem to be able to find any support for this, or
> any beginning tutorials. One thing that I'm pretty sure eclipse should
> be able to do is automatically connect to my webserver and load all the
> work that I am doing. I have no idea how to do this and everything I
> have been seeing so far is about 200 levels of difficulty than this. If
> someone could please point me in the right direction I would be very
This is because, unless I've been totally blind for many years as an
Eclipse user, Eclipse doesn't offer anything even remotely similar thing
I do a lot of exactly what you're talking about, but I use vim to write
Eclipse is also insanely great for writing stuff in PHP.
I have never seen a way for Eclipse to "connect to a webserver" for
downloading pages (HTML files) to it. The rest of us create WAR files,
zips, tarballs, etc. which we transport to a webserver via scripts, by
hand, etc. I maintain my web pages via WinSCP or ssh/scp (from Linux).
So, no Eclipse doesn't directly support great web page design and editing.
If I'm wrong in any of this and just haven't been paying attention, I
hope someone else will comment.
There are alternatives to Dreamweaver, but that discussion isn't
properly one for this forum. I'd answer that anyway, but in fact, I
would never consider writing web pages in anything else but vim, so I'm
just not a good person to comment on the topic.
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