Sublime Text 3.0

The long awaited version 3 of the popular code editor

#2 Product of the WeekSeptember 14, 2017
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Sublime Text 3.0 brings a refreshed UI theme, new color schemes, and a new icon. Some of the other highlights are big syntax highlighting improvements, touch input support on Windows, Touch Bar support on macOS, and apt/yum/pacman repositories for Linux.

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 +76 reviews
  • Reorx XiaoPython Developer
    Pros: 

    slick

    Cons: 

    community is not very active

    Among its siblings like Atom, VS Code, sublime is the fastest and most fluent. But because of the slow update cycle and being a paid software, the community is smaller, therefore extensions are less, but enough to cover everyday usage and most popular languages.

    Reorx Xiao has used this product for one year.
  • VamshiUI/UX Guy
    Pros: 

    none i could see

    Cons: 

    Didn't like the icon and sharp tabs as previous version was good and smooth. ctrl+shift+p menu was much slick and minimal in previous versio

    Didn't like the icon and sharp tabs as previous version was good and smooth. ctrl+shift+p menu was much slick and minimal in previous versio

    Vamshi has used this product for one year.

Discussion

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Maxim Zubarev@mxmzb · Student
I feel like this happens way too late. Atom has taken advantage from the "downtime" that Sublime had and maybe even exist just because of this. I myself can't see myself switching back from Atom because I can't trust the people behind Sublime to update it frequently, which seems a major quality characteristic nowadays. However, I don't want to badmouth this eventual release, so I will keep an active eye again on Sublime to see how the ecosystem evolves from now on. Kudos!
Michel@mictuc · Cliqz
@mxmzb I feel like developers have a different opinion on that. Over on Hacker News people seem to like SB much more than Atom.
Maxim Zubarev@mxmzb · Student
@mictuc I was talking explicitly about "me". Besides, I am not quite sure how much HN really is representing the group of people called "developers". At least it doesn't seem to represent me, and I consider myself as a developer, too. That's just too generalizing (and generalizing based on pretty much nothing) imho...
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@t55 · Mac'aholic
That's a surprise: after years in development its finally here. Sublime Text 3.0. The sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. Congrats to the devs who made it happen. As for the new 3.0 features: "Certainly there are big features that 3.0 has: Goto Definition, a new syntax highlighting engine, a new UI, and an expanded API. However the difference is frequently felt in the hundreds of improvements that don't warrant being featured on their own: spell checking works better, automatic indentation does the right thing more often, word wrapping handles source code better, high DPI screens are properly supported, and Goto Anything is smarter. There's too much to list, but combined the difference is night and day."
Daveyon Mayne@mirmayne · Working on side project
It's it time to switch from atom?
Ryan Roberts@ryan_roberts1 · Web Developer
@mirmayne Nah.
cacarr@cacarr · PDX resident. Linux. Gadgets. Puppies.
@mirmayne Yes, to VSCode. ;-)
Ronald Langeveld@ronaldl911 · Founder of ThatVisa
@mirmayne @ryan_roberts1 Atom is a bit too bloated in my opinion, it's got awesome features, but it's got too much unnecessary plugins & stuff that comes with by default . When it comes to free options, I was recently introduced to Visual Studio Code. Despite being very anti-Microsoft, VSC performs very well on my Macbook and is very lightweight compared to Atom & most other free editors. But still, nothing beats Sublime Text in terms of performance. I'm a huge fan!
Bogdan Slovyagin@metaword · $ is not a function
@mirmayne Yeah
Yes@superspookyuser · Head
@mirmayne idk do you need to open files longer than 20 lines?
Daveyon Mayne@mirmayne · Working on side project
@superspookyuser More than 20 lines of code? 🤔
Yes@superspookyuser · Head
@mirmayne haha only a little bit sarcastic, For me as the files get bigger, Atom gets more unresponsive. Sublime opens huge files without stuttering.
Daveyon Mayne@mirmayne · Working on side project
@superspookyuser lol then I guess they need to take my $80
Ryan Roberts@ryan_roberts1 · Web Developer
@cacarr I have actually switched to VSCode this week and love it.
Nathaniel Blackburn@itsnblackburn · UI Engineer
After 7,000 years in beta, the day has finally come to reveal ST3 to the world. Developers rejoice as the original editor is back.
Luis Martins@lmartins
@itsnblackburn the original was textmate 😉
Emily Carter@emilycarter008 · Trainer of yoga
It is time to switch from sublime2)
Jane@medovajajane · In exploring mode
@emilycarter008 , definitely)