It seems so natural — why didn’t anyone think of it before?!

Need more? Brackets offers a Live File Preview option which automatically refreshes your browser in real-time as you make changes to the HTML and CSS.

Perhaps of more interest to web developers is that Brackets is built using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. It’s run in a lightweight shell which provides access to the OS file systems but can also be launched in a browser. If you can write web code, you have the skills to customize, extend and contribute to the project.

Brackets appears to be impressive, exciting and could revolutionize the way we write code. That’s not something you can say about many text editors. However, before you rush off to install Brackets, be aware that it’s a new project, not ready for general use and missing many features. For more information, refer to:

If you’d like to contribute to the development tasks, see: