eclipse as web editor – do it yourself – howto:
eclipse is per default configured to be used for java development.
but if you want to “run” a html site in your external browser… nada. You have to configure it yourself, like this:
1. download eclipse
2. start eclipse (this was tested with Eclipse Standard/SDK Version: Kepler Service Release 1 Build id: 20130919-0819)
this is what you will get (when you r-click on a document and choose “open with” -> “web page editor”, reminds me of dreamweaver’s preview.
now in order to “launch” / start the website with a shortcut:
1. setup firefox as default browser: “window” -> preferences -> search for browser -> choose “external browser” and search for the firefox.exe
for OSX the path would be: /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin
2. define external tool command
osx / linux:
you should get a new command in your run-suitcase-symbol.
when you click it… firefox should launch your website.
in order to shortcut-this go again into preferences, search for “keys”
and asign a key-combination to the “Run Last Launched External Tool”
that’s the best way right now i know of.
Feel free to comment! 😉