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Gate One 1.1 Released: Run Vim In Your Browser 150

Posted by timothy
from the until-it's-included-in-the-browser dept.
Riskable writes "Version 1.1 of Gate One (HTML5 terminal emulator/SSH client) was just released (download). New features include security enhancements, major performance improvements, mobile browser support, improved terminal emulation, automatic syntax highlighting of syslog messages, PDFs can now be captured/displayed just like images, Python 3 support, Internet Explorer (10) support, and quite a lot more (full release notes). There's also a new demo where you can try out vim in your browser, play terminal games (nethack, vitetris, adventure, zangband, battlestar, greed, robotfindskitten, and hangman), surf the web in lynx, and a useful suite of IPv6-enabled network tools (ping, traceroute, nmap, dig, and a domain name checker)." Gate One is dual licensed (AGPLv3/Commercial Licensing); for individuals, it's pay-as-you-please.
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Gate One 1.1 Released: Run Vim In Your Browser

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  • by ByOhTek (1181381) on Tuesday November 06, 2012 @02:48PM (#41896735) Journal

    Earlier times with Windows Phone 7, and right now with Windows Phone 8 come to mind.

    Also, if you find a site hosting it, that you can trust, it bypasses the issue of potential malware incursions into your mobile platform's app store.

    And it provides you with one setup/config interface, regardless of platform.

    There are conveniences/advantages to this setup.

  • by davydagger (2566757) on Tuesday November 06, 2012 @03:45PM (#41897885)
    oh seriously fuck off.

    nano is by far the best, simplest, easiest choice there is for command line(curses) editing text files. Plus modern versions of nano do syntax highlighting for scripts and code.

    emacs is hidelously over-complicated. emacs is also terribly overfeatured and violates the UNIX philosphy of "do one thing, do it well". Also 1975 called, they want vi back.

    emacs X11 is also terrible and extremely awkward, clumbsy and unfeatured as a text editor. many modern heavy weight text editors like gnome's gedit are power powerful, as well as easier to use, and simply more intuitive.

    How hard is it on a modern linux desktop to use gamin to read the shebang and auto highlight syntax??

    Do I really need crypto, a calculator, a calender, or other text based anacronisms in my text editor when they've been replaced with really pretty, extremely functional X11+GTK/QT apps a very long time ago. (that all seems to inter-operate with eachother based on freedesktop.org open standards, accross all 4 desktop enviroments I have installed)

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