Text Editors

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Text Editors to Create Powerful Applications

For a web developer, code editors are their lifeblood. Whether you choose a tried-and-true editor like Adobe’s Dreamweaver or a more modern open-source editor with all the plug-ins and tools you’ll need to make your work-life easy, get on the Software Wagon and pick your favourite. As software development experts ourselves, we’ve chosen only the best for you. Many of our selections support multiple languages and have a ton of other great features.

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Visual Studio Code
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Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js.

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Atom is a free and open-source text and source code editor for macOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows with support for plug-ins written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control. Atom is a desktop application built using web technologies.

Sublime Text
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Sublime Text is a proprietary cross-platform source code editor with a Python application programming interface (API). It natively supports many programming languages and markup languages, and functions can be added by users with plugins.

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Brackets is a source code editor with a primary focus on web development. Created by Adobe Systems, it is free and open-source software licensed under the MIT License, and is currently maintained on GitHub by Adobe and other open-sourced developers.

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JetBrains PhpStorm is a commercial, cross-platform IDE (integrated development environment) for PHP built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA platform. PhpStorm provides an editor for PHP, HTML and JavaScript with on-the-fly code analysis, error prevention.

Eclipse IDE
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Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE) or code editor used in computer programming and is the most widely used Java IDE. It contains a base workspace and an extensible plug-in system for customizing the environment.

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Vim is a clone, with additions, of Bill Joy's vi text or code editor program for Unix. It was written by Bram Moolenaar based on source for a port of the Stevie editor to the Amiga and first released publicly in 1991.

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Adobe Dreamweaver is a proprietary web development tool or code editor from Adobe Inc. It was created by Macromedia in 1997 and developed by them until Macromedia was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.

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AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) or code editor that lets you write, run, and debug your code with just a browser. It includes a code editor, debugger, and terminal.


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