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Getting Started with Macaw: Build responsive websites with a cutting-edge application by Rex Rainey, Joe Chellman

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2. What Is Macaw?

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In this chapter, we’ll go into a little more detail about what type of tool Macaw is, where it might fit into your workflow, and where you can get it.

Macaw, in Basic Terms

Simply put, Macaw is a web development tool. But it’s a web development tool like you’ve never seen before (see Figure 2.1)—it has the familiarity and flexibility of standard image editors, it includes unique and powerful tools for creating responsive designs/prototypes, and it generates semantic HTML and CSS for use as, or integration into, final production code. It was created for the sole purpose of being a more web-centric development tool, with a feature ...

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