Snippets and macros have been a part of Komodo since the beginning. Snippets are for inserting frequently-used pieces of boilerplate text into documents. They have some pre-canned functionality in their shortcuts, but can't be extended.
In previous articles about the ActivePython AMI we covered setting it up and
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Coding is fun, but typing is work. Komodo IDE provides several features that let you do less typing so you can have more fun.
The most obvious keystroke-saving feature is autocomplete, but Komodo also has a method for inserting snippets of code by typing their name in the buffer. We call this feature Abbreviations.