What Text Editor Do You Use?

What Text Editor Do You Use?

At work (as a .NET developer) I have always used Visual Studio. Nothing compares to that. Visual Studio Code I believe has been added to help users of TypeScript.
For regular text editing I will use anything that does the text highlighting and offers some inteliisense.
Notepad ++ is great for Windows.
Atom and Bluefish on Linux.
Anyone use VIM or Nano? :blush:


I’ve been using ST for a few years now, but I’ve been wanting to give Atom a shot lately.


After trying a few other editors, I really like Visual Studio Code. You can open entire folders at a time, have a side menu that makes jumping from file to file a lot easier, and tonight, I just discovered that it even has a command shell inside the editor if you are working on a git repository.


I use vim for quickly editing local files and atom for projects.

Atom is great when running but is slow to start.


I’m gonna try it out!


Hey people, I have built Habemus. It is an online code editor with live code debugging. You can debug the code while you write it (we’ve integrated the inspector with the code editing functionality) and all results are available instantly.

I think it is the perfect code editor for web projects. Please let me know what you think!


Hey simonfan,

I haven’t tried your editor out yet, but I love your homepage with the blocks. I actually spent about a minute just making the block jump up. It’s memorizing.

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Atom with visualization plugins and lint plugins for scss and jade


@arhillis, Great! Haha, we’ve spent lots of time on that block interaction :D.

And oh, about the editor, here is a gif of how it looks like:



I usually don’t like using online code editors because I live in a rural area, and I never know when my husband might want to play a bandwith-greedy game or have a huge download. But I’ll check it out when I get a chance.


Atom with the Nord Atom theme.

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im using sublime with emmet plugins and its very good, im not sure if emmet plugins support other text-editor


The almighty Dreamweaver CC 2017.


My favourite editor is Atom, it does everything sublime text does and it’s highly customizable, also it is completely free, VSCode is my backup editor.


Emmet plugins are available for most modern text editors as far as I’m aware, I use it with atom.


Notepad ++, checking in.


I use Sublime entirely. I used to use Brackets and I loved it, but I came across this pesky bug that would keep refreshing my code when I used Git or GitHub, it still hasn’t been fixed so I am camped on Sublime. Would wish to get it back though, I LOVED IT

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After years of trying to fully get away from using Microsoft products, I finally made the switch this past fall and am most of the time working on Ubuntu and rarely using Windows 10 anymore.

The ironic part. I am now using Visual Studio Code as my primary editor after using Dreamweaver 8 since it came out in 2006 (I’m a coder, never used the GUI)! I had Brackets and Sublime installed but I keep going back to VSC! And laughing at myself for doing so!

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I switch between Visual Studio Code and codeanywhere.com cloud IDE. I love both for different reasons.


Haha. Me too. I’ve avoided MS products for ages, but now I’m hooked on VSC. Built in terminal, awesome linting, it’s hard not to love. And free.

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