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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; RStudio: Open source and enterprise-ready professional software for the R community. An integrated development environment for R, with a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution Publish and distribute data products across your organization. One button deployment of Shiny applications, R Markdown reports, Jupyter Notebooks, and more. Collections of R functions, data, and compiled code in a well-defined format. You can expand the types of analyses you do by adding packages..

Notepad++ and RStudio are primarily classified as "Text Editor" and "Integrated Development Environment" tools respectively.

Implisit, Adsia, and Dashlane are some of the popular companies that use Notepad++, whereas RStudio is used by Apptopia, Polydice, and Relax Commerce. Notepad++ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 187 company stacks & 501 developers stacks; compared to RStudio, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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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 RStudio?

An integrated development environment for R, with a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution. Publish and distribute data products across your organization. One button deployment of Shiny applications, R Markdown reports, Jupyter Notebooks, and more. Collections of R functions, data, and compiled code in a well-defined format. You can expand the types of analyses you do by adding packages.
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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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