[scribus] Adobe ends perpetual licenses
nickigriffin at mac.com
Fri May 24 17:45:26 UTC 2013
Thanks Staffan. Bluefish may do the trick. My problem is that I'm uploading regular information to a couple of websites I designed in Dreamweaver which I can do easily without any knowledge of code. But of course it's in HTML.
More research required.
On 24 May 2013, at 18:19, Staffan Melin (Oscillator) wrote:
> For web design (rather - web development) it's worth checking out the
> big open source CMS: Drupal, Joomla, WordPress. That means you move
> away from code (HTML). There are more than the three I've mentioned,
> but these are the ones I've come across (and I've used both Drupal and
> Joomla for development).
> For HTML web development, except for Bluefish, there is also KompoZer
> (http://www.kompozer.net/) and Aptana (www.aptana.com). Maybe more.
> Best regards,
> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 5:15 PM, john Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, 24 May 2013 12:24:48 +0100
>> Nicola Griffin <nickigriffin at mac.com> wrote:
>>> Catching up on past Scribus posts having been immersed in Scribus
>>> designing a festival programme.
>>> So now I realise this really does affect me, not for DTP but I use
>>> Dreamweaver and Fireworks. Was planning to upgrade my MacBook.
>>> There's no way I could justify paying a monthly fee for a plan.
>>> So Open Source. Where next for web design and graphics?
>>> Nicki Griffin
>> For graphics Inkscape (Vector) and Gimp (bitmap, photos)
>> For book covers and fancy text layouts in multipage documents Scribus.
>> For most book interiors some form of TeX. I use pdftex for novels,
>> Context for technical books, LaTeX rarely and when used preferably using
>> the memoir class. There is just too much missing from Scribus for book
>> interiors IMO except for coffee table books. Others may have more
>> To convert from RGB model documents to CMYK model for bitmaps I use
>> ImageMagick, a very powerful command line program.
>> To preserve the vector nature of Inkscape outputs and
>> convert to CMYK I am planning to use Scribus as a post processor.
>> Web design can be done in Inkscape producing an svg file which most
>> browsers can handle. Or you can use Bluefish and produce html. The old
>> Quanta plus is no more, being replaced by a much inferior product with
>> the same name. I actually code my pages in a editor called Gvim which
>> will highlight key words and brace pairs etc. for html and various
>> programming languages as well. But I was a programmer in my misspent
>> youth so working at the code level is OK by me.
>> John Culleton
>> Wexford Press
>> Free list of books for self-publishers:
>> PDF e-book: "Create Book Covers with Scribus"
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