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Monaco Editor vs Notepad++: What are the differences?

Monaco Editor: A browser based code editor. The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera; Notepad++: 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.

Monaco Editor and Notepad++ belong to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack.

"Out of the Box Intellisense" is the primary reason why developers consider Monaco Editor over the competitors, whereas "Syntax for all languages that i use" was stated as the key factor in picking Notepad++.

Monaco Editor is an open source tool with 15.9K GitHub stars and 1.39K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Monaco Editor's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Notepad++ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 187 company stacks & 499 developers stacks; compared to Monaco Editor, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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What is Monaco Editor?

The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

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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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.
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.
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.
Atom
At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
Emacs
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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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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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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