What are the best coding software?

asked by Ekaterina Sklyarova
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    Notepad++ is a free source code editor based on Scintilla, an editing component. It runs in the Microsoft Windows environment and is licensed by GNU General Public License.




    Lei Xu
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Its good that there is a source code editor like the classic notepad. Aside from the interface looks really familiar, It is also based on Scintilla."
  2. 11

    #2SQL Formatter for SQL Server

    SQL Formatter for SQL Server

    SQL Formatter for SQL Server created by Devart's SQL Complete is a free online SQL formatter which will enhance SQL statements instantly and change codes into the well-formatted script.

    Online Tools


    Jacqueline Brown
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Clearly, this one is for coders working on SQL. Although this isn't for me, I think this is really helpful for other coders. Maybe when I try SQL, I'll get back to this."
  3. 9

    #3Sublime Text

    Sublime Text

    Sublime Text is a paid HTML and PHP editor that offers a free trial for users to evaluate the product. It offers cross-platform support aside from Multi-Line selection and editing. The software also supports Haxe and OpenFL integration.


    Windows, Mac


    Justin Hu
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "I only tried this software once and I was totally satisfied so I bought it right after. Now it is my partner for my part-time coding job."
  1. 7


    Atom is a text editor for Elixir IDEs that has modern and subtle looks and is also perfectly hackable for its own customization for your own needs. It also has a lot of features like cross-platform editing and smart autocompletion.


    Windows, Mac


    Susan Welch
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Versatility is one of the features a coder really needs. And Atom is totally giving that particular need, at least for me. I recommend this one for fast-paced coders out there."
  2. 6



    TextMate is a Mac-based text editor that is free to download for users who are using computers with a Mac operating system. It features support for Xcode and FTP aside from support for more than 50 programming languages.




    Barbara Jones
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "I am having a hard time finding a text editor for my MacBook Pro and I was close to giving up already. THANK GOD FOR THIS WEBSITE! It helped me with the thing that I need for my career."
  3. 6



    jEdit is a free cross-platform text editor written in Java that runs on computers with Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, OS/2, and VMS systems. It has support for more than 200 languages and has hundreds of macros and plugins available.


    Windows, Mac


    Philip Grant
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "With the languages that this program support, I think this one deserves a higher ranking than the current one. For me, jEdit should be at least 2-3 ranks higher. LOL."
  4. 5



    TextWrangler is a powerful tool to create rich text documents. With this application, users can edit code and make easier to program. It is compatible with devices running on an iOs operating system.




    Amit Subramanium
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Need mobility? Then this application is for you. The only problem I see with this solution is that it is exclusively available for devices with iOs. I feel bad for coders using Android who also wants portability. I hope TextWrangler would soon have an Android platform."
  5. 4

    #8Visual Studio Code

    Visual Studio Code

    Visual Studio Code is a free lightweight text editor for computers with Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. It supports various languages such as Java, Python, C#, PHP, and more.


    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Navya Malik
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Lightweight huh? How true is the solution's description?"
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    #9Komodo Edit

    Komodo Edit

    Komodo Edit is an open-source text editor and is free for users to download to their computers. It comes with a free text editor for all types of dynamic programming languages. Komodo edit is the counterpart of the Komodo IDE.


    Windows, Mac, Linux


    Barbara Jones
    Written on August 8, 2018
    "Can someone link me a tutorial about Komodo Edit?"
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    #10Adobe Dreamweaver

    Adobe Dreamweaver

    Dreamweaver CC has a modern interface and a fast, flexible coding engine to give web designers and front-end developers easier ways to create, code, and manage websites that look amazing on any size screen.


    Windows, Mac

    $20.99- Varies by plan

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Best What are the best coding software
1Notepad++Software 13 Free
2SQL Formatter for SQL ServerOnline Tools 11 Free
3Sublime Text Software 9 Paid
4AtomSoftware 7 Free
5TextMateSoftware 6 Free
6jEditSoftware 6 Free
7TextWranglerApps 5 Free
8Visual Studio CodeSoftware 4 Free
9Komodo EditSoftware 1 Free
10Adobe DreamweaverSoftware 0 Paid

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