TopStyle 5.0.0.104 for Windows

by Bradbury Software, LLC

Avg. Rating 4.5 (70 votes)

File Details

File Size 20.1 MB
License Shareware
Operating System Windows 7/8/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 6,278
Publisher Bradbury Software, LLC
Homepage TopStyle

Publisher's Description

TopStyle helps you create cross-browser style sheets by alerting you of problems as you work. What's more, its powerful style checker validates against multiple CSS implementations, alerting you not only to invalid entries in your style sheets, but also to bugs in popular browsers that may affect their display.

Latest Reviews

Meth

Meth reviewed v4.0.0.81 on Jul 2, 2010

The publisher and homepage for this application are incorrect. TopStyle was aquired by Stefan van As in 2008 as noted here: http://nick.typepad.com/...12/ann-topstyle-ac.html

In theory the new website is http://www.topstyle4.com but I have tons of issues getting to it (may be a work proxy issue).

I haven't actually tried the latest version so I'm giving it an arbitrary rating of 4, feel free to ignore.

IMKey

IMKey reviewed v3.11 Beta 2 on Jul 31, 2006

Combine the topstyle lite version(css) with PSPad(xhtml),Inkscape(vector graphics), and Gimp(raster graphics) -> you have a power combination for web development.

kmleow

kmleow reviewed v3.11 Beta 2 on Aug 22, 2004

Undoubtedly the best CSS editor.

jpndewit

jpndewit reviewed v3.11 Beta 1 on Aug 5, 2004

Topstyle was and still is (one of) the most powerfull CSS editor around. I have used this program for several years now and must say I never came across a better program for creating, managing and correcting stylesheets.

And the light html editor available since 3.? is a nice extra to the complete program. Now you don't need any other editor for creating your websites.

I think it is a wise decission to clean up Topstyle in this new version. All the backward compatibility options are kinda useless when you really want to use stylesheets. The only thing missing to my opinion is an alternative inline preview. IE is extremely out of date when it comes to checking and creating great stylesheets. I know there is a (very hard) way to get Gecko to run inside Topstyle, but I think this should be a default option. Or include the Opera runtime.

apalmer

apalmer reviewed v3.0 Release Candidate 1 on Jun 19, 2002

The best just got better! Nick has added (X)HTML capabilities so that TopStyle could edit in-line style blocks and styles in the of the HTML. This has meant that the program now doubles as an HTML editor! There are many other improvements as well.

guti

guti reviewed v3.0 Beta 2 on May 24, 2002

Nice!
From the original creator of Homesite (now owned by Macromedia).

horst

horst reviewed v3.0 Beta 1 on May 23, 2002

It seems to be the best lightweight CSS editor for beginners. The inspection of the code is excellent, the commentaries, warnings and alerts are acurate and to the point.
As an HTML editor TopStyle is nothing special. It's the integration with CSS that makes it worth considering.
This beta is quite slow to work with. But it seems compleet.
As an inspection tool for sites it seems moderately adequate. But the whole "site" support is misleadingly unsupportive.

iax

iax reviewed v3.0 Beta 1 on May 21, 2002

Best of breed software. Wow, I love this thing. Why the H3ll can't DreamweaverMX have this built in or something. Regardless.. I love this.

Darken

Darken reviewed v2.51 Beta 3 on Mar 12, 2002

The best tool for CSS. I work great on my XP !! See ya, Darken. ;-)

ilasoft

ilasoft reviewed v2.51 Beta 3 on Mar 12, 2002

The best and only good tool for CSS. This is the only essential tool that I need to create a website, other then that I can use any editor... but TopStyle is crucial. Simply the best!!!

Avg. Rating 4.5 (70 votes)
Your Rating
Meth

Meth reviewed v4.0.0.81 on Jul 2, 2010

The publisher and homepage for this application are incorrect. TopStyle was aquired by Stefan van As in 2008 as noted here: http://nick.typepad.com/...12/ann-topstyle-ac.html

In theory the new website is http://www.topstyle4.com but I have tons of issues getting to it (may be a work proxy issue).

I haven't actually tried the latest version so I'm giving it an arbitrary rating of 4, feel free to ignore.

IMKey

IMKey reviewed v3.11 Beta 2 on Jul 31, 2006

Combine the topstyle lite version(css) with PSPad(xhtml),Inkscape(vector graphics), and Gimp(raster graphics) -> you have a power combination for web development.

kmleow

kmleow reviewed v3.11 Beta 2 on Aug 22, 2004

Undoubtedly the best CSS editor.

jpndewit

jpndewit reviewed v3.11 Beta 1 on Aug 5, 2004

Topstyle was and still is (one of) the most powerfull CSS editor around. I have used this program for several years now and must say I never came across a better program for creating, managing and correcting stylesheets.

And the light html editor available since 3.? is a nice extra to the complete program. Now you don't need any other editor for creating your websites.

I think it is a wise decission to clean up Topstyle in this new version. All the backward compatibility options are kinda useless when you really want to use stylesheets. The only thing missing to my opinion is an alternative inline preview. IE is extremely out of date when it comes to checking and creating great stylesheets. I know there is a (very hard) way to get Gecko to run inside Topstyle, but I think this should be a default option. Or include the Opera runtime.

apalmer

apalmer reviewed v3.0 Release Candidate 1 on Jun 19, 2002

The best just got better! Nick has added (X)HTML capabilities so that TopStyle could edit in-line style blocks and styles in the of the HTML. This has meant that the program now doubles as an HTML editor! There are many other improvements as well.

guti

guti reviewed v3.0 Beta 2 on May 24, 2002

Nice!
From the original creator of Homesite (now owned by Macromedia).

horst

horst reviewed v3.0 Beta 1 on May 23, 2002

It seems to be the best lightweight CSS editor for beginners. The inspection of the code is excellent, the commentaries, warnings and alerts are acurate and to the point.
As an HTML editor TopStyle is nothing special. It's the integration with CSS that makes it worth considering.
This beta is quite slow to work with. But it seems compleet.
As an inspection tool for sites it seems moderately adequate. But the whole "site" support is misleadingly unsupportive.

iax

iax reviewed v3.0 Beta 1 on May 21, 2002

Best of breed software. Wow, I love this thing. Why the H3ll can't DreamweaverMX have this built in or something. Regardless.. I love this.

Darken

Darken reviewed v2.51 Beta 3 on Mar 12, 2002

The best tool for CSS. I work great on my XP !! See ya, Darken. ;-)

ilasoft

ilasoft reviewed v2.51 Beta 3 on Mar 12, 2002

The best and only good tool for CSS. This is the only essential tool that I need to create a website, other then that I can use any editor... but TopStyle is crucial. Simply the best!!!

semprini

semprini reviewed v2.5 RC 1 on Aug 27, 2001

Stunning. Extremely simple to use but has a lot of complex and useful features. The more you use it, the more you discover. One of the most professional, well-thought out, well supported and enjoyable programs I have ever had the pleasure of using. It really could not be any better. (Well, not until version 3 of course..) If you ever come into contact with CSS at all, this is essential.

apalmer

apalmer reviewed v2.5 RC 1 on Aug 7, 2001

Definitely the best CSS editor on the market. The UI is excellent and someone new to CSS can get up and running in no time with the aid of the comprehensive help files that include a useful tutorial. The author is Nick Bradbury who first wrote the HomeSite HTML editor before Allaire and recently Macromedia took it over. I can't speak too highly of this program.

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