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Description

What is Notepad++?

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.

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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Why do developers choose Notepad++?
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    Why do developers choose CodeMirror?
    Why do you like CodeMirror?

    Why do developers choose CotEditor?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Notepad++?
    No Cons submitted yet for Notepad++
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    What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
    No Cons submitted yet for CodeMirror
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    What are the cons of using CotEditor?
    No Cons submitted yet for CotEditor
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    Companies

    What companies use Notepad++?
    138 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
    What companies use CodeMirror?
    23 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
    What companies use CotEditor?
    0 companies on StackShare use CotEditor

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Notepad++?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Notepad++
    No integrations listed yet
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    What are some alternatives to Notepad++, CodeMirror, and CotEditor?

    • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
    • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
    • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
    • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

    See all alternatives to Notepad++



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