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What is CotEditor?

CotEditor is a lightweight plain-text editor for OS X.

What is Sublime Text?

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.

What is Vim?

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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      Visual Studio Code
      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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      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.
      GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
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            Avatar of Shivafeb17
            Senior Web Developer at Adjetter Media Network Pvt Ltd
            Review ofSublime TextSublime Text

            There are many Text Editors and IDEs available for PHP. Sublime Text is the best of all. I have tried other Text Editors, but Sublime does not leave me at all. I'm used to it and keep using till the end.

            How developers use CotEditor, Sublime Text, and Vim
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            Ana Phi Sancho uses Sublime TextSublime Text

            Self taught : acquired knowledge or skill on one's own initiative.Switching between projects is also lightning fast. Clean interface, quick startup, superb flexibility and powerful features. Platform: OSX 10.8 or later, Windows 7 & 8, Linux

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            Dan Ward uses Sublime TextSublime Text

            My favorite code editor. So much power and elegance in one package, and more plugins than you can shake a stick at! And the Package Control package manager makes it easy to keep up with them all.

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            A. M. Douglas uses Sublime TextSublime Text

            It's simple and very malleable. You can use it anywhere. You can customise it to behave as you want it to behave, look as you want it to look. And you can use it on any desktop operating system.

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            Kang Hyeon Ku uses VimVim

            cli 환경에 익숙 해지지 위해 리눅스를 자주 쓰려고 했는데, 많이들 추천 하는 에디터가 vim 이 였다. 맨 처음에는 불편했는데, 플러그인 다는 재미가 솔솔 했다. 결국 플러그인도 많이 안쓰게 되더라...vim 자체를 잘 안쓰게 되는 거 일지도, 항상 잘하고 싶지만 잘 안쓰게 되는 에디터 인것 같다.

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            David Flynn uses Sublime TextSublime Text

            We use this as it has some great text editing capabilities and a real time saver for when working on various data related tasks. This is simply a great text editor.

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            papaver uses VimVim

            my go to editor for all things. been a vimer for over a decade now. this is where all the magic happens. still so much to learn, the most amazing tool i use.

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            Wing Tang Wong uses VimVim

            Vim lets me edit the Markdown content of the Hugo powered site with ease. The low bandwidth needs means I can remote in and get changes updated without issues.

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            Cooperative Computing uses Sublime TextSublime Text

            We found Sublime Text as the best text editor on the web. It's fast, reliable, cheap and have tons of extensions available with a big supportive community.

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            Darren Buse uses VimVim

            Tool a while to get used to but one of the best things I have learnt recently, great training from Drew Neil over at VimCasts.

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            SmartLogic uses VimVim

            Our developers use Vim, which is great for remote pair programming. We even have a server—Bruizer—set up to host shared terminal sessions.

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