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Ashley Keeling
Ashley Keeling
11,476 Points

what software can i use to make websites with?

i want to make a website but i do not know what software to use except work spaces

I generally like using "atom.io" because it's neat and clean. Also it has auto complete functions that make life easier. Just create your .html file and your .css file and get started. **EDIT Also you can use notepad or notepad++ , but I really recommend atom because it's really easy to use.

Jim Andrews
Jim Andrews
5,967 Points

I got Atom. It's free from Github. Pretty cool. You can get all kinds of add ons for it to customize it to your wants/needs.

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Jordan Dodd
Jordan Dodd
917 Points

I personally use Brackets (Made by Adobe) because it updates html and css in real time without constantly saving and refreshing. Like others have said it really depends on personal preference. I feel like there are usually two main preferences:

-People that prefer lightweight (very small install size and quick boot up speed) and that have tons of extensions or addons...this was you can fine tune it to your exact liking.

Examples: Atom, Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code, Brackets

  • People that prefer very robust IDE's. These vary on what comes included, but will likely have more options prepackaged into them when you download. These features can range from smarter code highlighting, frameworks being built in, etc. These aren't as fast to load up and take a lot of memory to run however they offer a ton of built in features. Some of these also cost money, so be aware!

Examples: Webstorm (JetBrains), PHPStorm (JetBrains)

TL;DR It depends on personal preference. If you just want to jump in and play around I would say go for sublime text, atom, or brackets. They are all very similar and will let you make a project very simply.

Happy Coding! :D