Web Development


Quanta Plus is a highly stable and feature rich web development environment. The vision with Quanta has always been to start with the best architectural foundations, design for efficient and natural use and enable maximal user extensibility. For the casual user may find it intimidating the web developer will find it has a wide array of advanced features.


KompoZer is a complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use What You See Is What You Get web page editing.

KompoZer is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding.

Note: Ubuntu 8.10 & 9.04 were released with a few bugs which cause KompoZer to crash. Assistance may be required to install this program on these versions otherwise use the download & install link to the right.

To install Upgrade Ubuntu first to a newer version from: System -> Administration -> Update Manager

Or manually install:

1. Download fix version.
2. When prompted on what Firefox should do with this file select Open with Archive Manager (default)
3. Click on kompozer-0.8a2 folder and select from the menu Extract
4. Click on the Desktop and select Extract
5. Close out of the Archive Manager and double click the kompzer-0.8a2 on the desktop
6. Double click on kompozer and when prompted select run

Extra steps to add an icon to the desktop
7. Right click on the kompozer in step 6 and select Make Link
8. Click on the Link to compozer icon and drag it to the desktop


KLinkStatus is a link checker for KDE. It allows you to search internal and external links in your entire web site, just a single page and choose the depth to search. You can also check local files, ftp, fish, etc, as KLinkStatus uses KIO. For performance, links can be checked simultaneously.


KImageMapEditor is a tool for editing image maps. Image maps are used in HTML. The program fully integrates with Quanta if installed.


GColor2 is a quick and easy way to find colors for whatever task is at hand.


The GNU Emacs Manual calls Emacs the extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor, but this description tells beginners little about what Emacs is capable of. To give you an idea, here is a sampling of the things you can do with Emacs:


CSSED is a small developer editor and validator, that tries to ease the CSS editing. It features syntax highlighting, syntax validation, MDI notebook based interface, quick CSS properties and values insertion, auto-completion and dialog-based insertion of CSS complex values.


Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites