Notepad++ vs. CodeMirror vs. gedit



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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 gedit?

gedit is the GNOME text editor. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Notepad++?
209 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
What companies use CodeMirror?
26 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use gedit?
2 companies on StackShare use gedit

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What are some alternatives to Notepad++, CodeMirror, and gedit?

  • 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

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