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Brackets

A modern, open source text editor that understands web design
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What is Brackets?

With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, it is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser.
Brackets is a tool in the Text Editor category of a tech stack.
Brackets is an open source tool with 33.3K GitHub stars and 7.7K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Brackets's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Brackets?

Companies
49 companies reportedly use Brackets in their tech stacks, including Startlink, Zenkit, and Easygenerator.

Developers
383 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Brackets.

Brackets Integrations

JavaScript, Node.js, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, and WakaTime are some of the popular tools that integrate with Brackets. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Brackets.
Pros of Brackets
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Beautiful UI
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Lightweight
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Extremely customizable
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Free plugins
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Live Preview
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Free themes
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Clean
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Easy
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Integration with photoshop
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Perfect for web development
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Simple
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Fast
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Awesome UI
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Clean UI
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Code suggestions
Decisions about Brackets

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Brackets in their tech stack.

Chidumebi Ifemena
UI/UX Designer, Web Developer · | 2 upvotes · 88.3K views
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For a beginner developer, what tool is most suitable for coding, Brackets or Visual Studio Code?

I am having some issues doing some inline CSS coding using Vscode but it is possible with Brackets. Polls have it saying Vscode is the most suitable for web development, so which is the best?

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Brackets's Features

  • Code Hints from a PSD
  • Inline Editors
  • Live Preview
  • Preprocessor Support

Brackets Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Brackets?
Atom
At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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Brackets's Followers
750 developers follow Brackets to keep up with related blogs and decisions.