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Notepad++ vs PlatformIO: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is PlatformIO? Next-generation IDE for IoT. PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT development. Cross-platform build system and library manager. Continuous and IDE integration. Arduino and MBED compatible. Ready for Cloud compiling.

Notepad++ belongs to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack, while PlatformIO can be primarily classified under "Integrated Development Environment".

Some of the features offered by Notepad++ are:

  • Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding
  • User Defined Syntax Highlighting and Folding: screenshot 1, screenshot 2, screenshot 3 and screenshot 4
  • PCRE (Perl Compatible Regular Expression) Search/Replace

On the other hand, PlatformIO provides the following key features:

  • C/C++ Intelligent Code Completion
  • Smart Code Linter for the super-fast coding
  • Multi-projects workflow with Multiple Panes.

"Syntax for all languages that i use" is the primary reason why developers consider Notepad++ over the competitors, whereas "It is the best" was stated as the key factor in picking PlatformIO.

PlatformIO is an open source tool with 3.18K GitHub stars and 416 GitHub forks. Here's a link to PlatformIO's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 PlatformIO?

PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT development. Cross-platform build system and library manager. Continuous and IDE integration. Arduino and MBED compatible. Ready for Cloud compiling.
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      Decisions about Notepad++ and PlatformIO
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      Gustavo Mu帽oz
      Web UI Developer at Globant | 3 upvotes 26.2K views
      TypeScript
      TypeScript
      Flutter
      Flutter
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      React
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      Notepad++
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      Vim
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      Sublime Text
      Atom
      Atom
      Visual Studio Code
      Visual Studio Code
      #Microsoft
      #RESTfulAPI

      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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      How developers use Notepad++ and PlatformIO
      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).

      Avatar of Ana Phi Sancho
      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.)

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

      First thing I install on a new windows box.

      Avatar of Promethean TV
      Promethean TV uses Notepad++Notepad++

      Used as a basic text and code editor.

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