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Developers describe CodePen as "An online community for testing and showcasing user-created HTML, CSS and JavaScript code snippets". It is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers.. It functions as an online code editor and open-source learning environment, where developers can create code snippets, creatively named "pens", and test them. On the other hand, Notepad++ is detailed as "Free source code editor and Notepad replacement". 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.

CodePen belongs to "Cloud IDE" category of the tech stack, while Notepad++ can be primarily classified under "Text Editor".

Implisit, Adsia, and Jitbit are some of the popular companies that use Notepad++, whereas CodePen is used by Rescue Digital, LLC, Jan Ziemba, and CityLiv. Notepad++ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 275 company stacks & 3084 developers stacks; compared to CodePen, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.

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What is CodePen?

It is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers.. It functions as an online code editor and open-source learning environment, where developers can create code snippets, creatively named "pens", and test them.

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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      Web UI Developer at Globant | 3 upvotes 19.9K views
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      I have chosen Visual Studio Code after testing a lot of other editors like Atom, Sublime Text (with legal license), Vim or even Notepad++ because it is the sum of all their virtues and none of their defects. It's fast, it has all the tools and plugins I need to work, and it's pretty and very good optimized. It has what I need to work and nothing more. And the main plugins works like a charm. Developing for React or Flutter is amazing. Even the TypeScript plugin works great. I like how IntelliSense works, and all the extra tools to code remotely using #ssh, access #RESTfulAPI or event manage projects or collaborating remotely. Thanks #Microsoft for Visual Studio Code.

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      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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      • syntax highlighting
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      • highlight selected text
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      First thing I install on a new windows box.

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      Used as a basic text and code editor.

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