Visual Studio Code vs. Brackets

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What is 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.

What is Brackets?

With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Try Creative Cloud Extract (preview) for Brackets for an easy way to get clean, minimal CSS straight from a PSD with no generated code.
Why do developers choose Visual Studio Code?
Why do you like Visual Studio Code?

Why do developers choose Brackets?
Why do you like Brackets?

What are the cons of using Visual Studio Code?
Downsides of Visual Studio Code?

What are the cons of using Brackets?
No Cons submitted yet for Brackets
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What companies use Visual Studio Code?
1369 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio Code
What companies use Brackets?
52 companies on StackShare use Brackets
What tools integrate with Visual Studio Code?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio Code
What tools integrate with Brackets?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Brackets

What are some alternatives to Visual Studio Code and Brackets?

  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
  • Notepad++ - Free source code editor and Notepad replacement

See all alternatives to Visual Studio Code

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