[thelist] Replacement for Dreamweaver

David Siedband david at calteg.org
Tue Apr 27 12:57:00 CDT 2004

It's time to retire FTP...  Consider transferring files over SSH/SFTP.

Fugu is a really good (open source) visual SSH client that offers a 
similar two-pane interface to DW


Oceanic Sky New Media

On Apr 27, 2004, at 7:18 AM, Diane Soini wrote:

> I'm about to either throw my computer (Mac) out the window or march 
> down and buy a new one (they make them with 1.33mhz processors for 
> less than I paid for this 500mhz one). But maybe I should save money 
> and try something else first.
> I use Dreamweaver, but only for the Site Files view for FTP-ing files. 
> I like having the visual ability to see the files on both the local 
> and remote sides. The problem is, when I switch back and forth between 
> applications I often must wait staring at that silly spinning 
> beachball for what seems like minutes. Or, if there is an error 
> FTP-ing files I have to wait what seems like minutes just to get the 
> error message to go away. I can go in the kitchen and get coffee while 
> this is going on.
> I know that built in ftp with Terminal is a fine solution, but I find 
> it a little inconvenient trying to remember where I am in the 
> directory tree all the time. It's too easy for me to make a mistake 
> and upload a file to the wrong place.
> Are there any free ftp programs I could use instead that are similar 
> to the Dreamweaver interface that you recommend? I also don't much 
> care for BBEdit's ftp because I can't just select a multitude of files 
> and upload them with a single click, or at least I have never figured 
> out how to do that.
> Diane
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