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Text editors


I'm looking for a good text editor (for HTML & CSS). I'm <strong>not</strong> looking for a free one. Any suggestions?

if you wanna focus in those two I recommend you TextMate is one of the best text editors for web development.

5 Answers

Mac: Check out TextWrangler on the app store, or TextMate.

I would personally say to check out Sublime Text 2/3. It's one of the best text editors out there for the mac. It's a code editor that grows with you. Sooner or later your going to want shortcuts. These free editors are awesome until your wanting to branch out and start coding faster and more efficiently with shortcut commands and tons of other awesome features.

Randy Perez
Randy Perez
5,668 Points

If you want a simple code editor use Notepad++, this one is easy and smooth and supports many languages.


Hi guys. I use Windows. :) and I'm not looking for a free editor I'm looking for a commercial one. :)

I use PHPdesigner alot, supports many languages, but it's not a popular editor, kinda unkown for many people. The name is "PHP-Designer" but it supports ruby, css/html and so on.

Have look,

http://www.mpsoftware.dk/phpdesigner_features.php#.Uj4mrYY0xiI http://www.mpsoftware.dk/phpdesigner.php#.Uj4muYY0xiI

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

The best text editor for Windows is Notepad++

Hey Suli. There are so many text editors out there, just don't get stuck on getting a commercial one if you don't need to. There are fantastic open source editors like PHP CodeLobster, Notepad++, Brackets from Adobe is coming along quite nicely, and Eclipse. Some commercial ones are the Sublime Text, Dreamweaver, etc. I've been a web developer for the better part of a decade and I haven't used a commercial text editor in over 8 years. Like I mentioned earlier, don't get stuck on a commercial platform, especially if it isn't needed.