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Komodo 6 Now Supports HTML5 and CSS3
by Todd Whiteman

Todd Whiteman, October 14, 2010

Komodo Web Languages HTML 5 and CSS 3Komodo 6 includes support for the latest and greatest web technologies,like HTML5 and CSS3.

HTML5

Komodo already provides a slew of great features for working with HTML, such as

On top of these great features Komodo has added new tag and attribute completions for the HTML5 specific elements, like:

  • <article>
  • <canvas />
  • <video />

Upon opening HTML files, Komodo automatically detects HTML5 content from the "<!doctype html>" declaration at the top of the file, or you can also change the language to HTML5 through Komodo's statusbar.

JavaScript support has been updated to include the new HTML5 APIs - just enable the "html5" CodeIntel API catalog and you'll have new completions and calltips showing all the HTML5 API goodness.

This sreenshot shows Komodo 6 providing completions for the JavaScript canvas API inside a HTML5 file:

Komodo 6 and Canvas

CSS3

CSS handling is already extremely helpful in Komodo, providing

Komodo's CSS handling has been updated in order to provide completion and calltip information for the latest CSS specification - CSS3. As well as CSS3, Komodo now includes browser specific extensions as well. There is no need to rack your brain trying to remember all of the possibilities for Mozilla (-moz-), Webkit (-webkit-) and Internet Explorer (-ms-) ... ah, let Komodo do the remembering for you.

Here is a screenshot of Komodo 6 providing CSS completions for the webkit specific CSS extensions:

Komodo 6 and CSS3

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Todd Whiteman is the Development Lead for Komodo IDE. He works adeptly with Mozilla, Python and JavaScript to ensure that Komodo IDE is the IDE of choice for development teams. Todd has been working on Komodo IDE for nearly 6 years, adding components such as the Vi Key Bindings, Distributed Source Code Control, 64-bit Linux builds as well as Remote SSH support into Komodo IDE.