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Ashley Keeling11,476 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
Jordan Dodd917 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