Brackets vs WebStorm: What are the differences?
What is Brackets? A modern, open source text editor that understands web design. 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.
Brackets can be classified as a tool in the "Text Editor" category, while WebStorm is grouped under "Integrated Development Environment".
Some of the features offered by Brackets are:
- Code Hints from a PSD
- Inline Editors
- Live Preview
On the other hand, WebStorm provides the following key features:
- Support for React and Angular
"Beautiful UI" is the primary reason why developers consider Brackets over the competitors, whereas "Intelligent ide " was stated as the key factor in picking WebStorm.
Brackets is an open source tool with 29.9K GitHub stars and 6.42K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Brackets's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, WebStorm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 469 company stacks & 449 developers stacks; compared to Brackets, which is listed in 36 company stacks and 32 developer stacks.
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We use Prettier because when we rebooted our front-end stack, I decided that it would be an efficient use of our time to not worry about code formatting issues and personal preferences during peer review. Prettier eliminates this concern by auto-formatting our code to a deterministic output. We use it along with ESLint and have 1st-class support in our WebStorm and Visual Studio Code editors.
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Should I stick with Visual Studio Code, or switch to something else? #help
Rapid small editions on code and markdown texts. Greate for simple projects with not so many files.
For all our team's coding because of its support of core libraries like angular and ruby on rails
IDE used for development of various web applications and services at Promethean.