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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.

What is CodeMirror?

CodeMirror is a JavaScript component that provides a code editor in the browser. When a mode is available for the language you are coding in, it will color your code, and optionally help with indentation.

What is CotEditor?

CotEditor is a lightweight plain-text editor for OS X.
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          What are some alternatives to Brackets, CodeMirror, and CotEditor?
          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.
          Visual Studio Code
          Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
          Sublime Text
          Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
          Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is distributed free as charityware.
          Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.
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          Ademir Nuno uses BracketsBrackets

          Rapid small editions on code and markdown texts. Greate for simple projects with not so many files.

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          Postverta Inc. uses CodeMirrorCodeMirror

          It is the basis of our in-browser editor. Highly customizable with an extensive set of plugins.

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          Thyago Rafael uses BracketsBrackets

          Used to code PSD > HTML. Used as a replacement for Photoshop.

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          Tim De Lange uses BracketsBrackets

          Used for rapidly creating html mockups.

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          WorldGaming uses BracketsBrackets

          Front end and NodeJS development.

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          Jonas Funcke uses BracketsBrackets


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