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Best Programming Editors

Best Programming Editors

Best Programming Editors

Today I will list “the best programming editors for developers” especially web developers.

You can download any editor from the list by clicking on the title of any editor

Best programming editors list


Brackets editor

An open source source code editor that supports HTML, CSS and Javascript.

lightweight with simple interface, and gives you a live preview of your coded web pages on your browser that means when make any changes to CSS and HTML and you’ll instantly see those changes on browser screen.

Another powerful feature is extensions. There are a large number of Brackets extensions which give additional features to the editor such as automatic completion of the code of some other languages such as PHP and Python and others.


Atom editor

Atom is open source and free code editor, works on Windows, Mac and Linux, Atom supports plugins written with nodeJS, Atom was developed by Github developers.

Atom Features :

  • Cross-platform editing
    Atom works across operating systems. you can use it on OS X, Windows, or Linux.
  • Smart autocompletion
    Atom helps you write code faster with a smart and flexible autocomplete feature.
  • Multiple panes
    you can split Atom interface into multiple panes to compare and edit code across files.
  • Built-in package manager
    Search for and install new packages or create your own right from Atom.
  • File system browser
    You can easily browse and open a single file, a whole project, or multiple projects in one window with powerful file system browser.
  • Find and replace
    Find, preview, and replace text as you type in a file or across all your projects.

Sublime Text

sublime text editor

Sublime text editor features :

  • Can easily search for any piece of code
  • Edit more than one line of code at the same moment
  • Edit files side by side, or edit two locations in the same file.
  • Command Palette holds infrequently used functionality
  • Available on different operating systems
  • Good performance and responsiveness


notepad++ editor

Is an open source editor that supports a large number of programming languages involves PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

Easy to use for beginners and very powerful.

It also comes with an FTP functionality that allows you to connect to your server and edit the files on it directly without leaving the editor.

Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a source code editor developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux, and MacOS. It is free and open source.

One of the great features is the ease of debugging the code.

the ability to easy control the project using GIT integrated with it.

Other editors

That was best programming editors from my point of view, let us know your favorite editor in comments.