CodeMirror vs CotEditor vs Notepad++

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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.

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.
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          What are some alternatives to CodeMirror, CotEditor, and Notepad++?
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          Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
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          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.
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          Avatar of Daniel Kovacs
          Daniel Kovacs uses Notepad++Notepad++

          When some regex or hardly scriptable but pattern-type problem occurs, I always go to notepad++. Also nice for file inspection (like image-meta).

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          Ana Phi Sancho uses Notepad++Notepad++

          Development Tool code editor - Open Source: Supports a wide selection of programming languages( C/C++, C#, Java, PHP, Python, or .NET.)

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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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          BobStein uses Notepad++Notepad++
          • syntax highlighting
          • find
          • highlight selected text
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          Tim De Lange uses Notepad++Notepad++

          First thing I install on a new windows box.

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          Promethean TV uses Notepad++Notepad++

          Used as a basic text and code editor.

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