Text Editors & IDE of choice for everyday usage

  • Webapp

  • StackEdit

    Free Web Chrome OS Chrome Website

    Full-featured, open-source Markdown editor based on PageDown, the Markdown library used by Stack Overflow and the other Stack Exchange sites.


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  • HackMD

    Freemium Web Software as a Service (SaaS) Heroku Docker Website

    HackMD is a browser-based, real-time collaborative markdown editor. It was inspired by Small hackpad iconhackpad but focuses more on speed and flexibility.
    PDF, Image, and Video Embedding
    Auto-Save and Revision History
    Markdown Extensions (TeX, Flowcharts, Emoji, Graphviz, ...)
    Book Mode
    Presentation Mode (with Themes and Animations)
    Easy (Shared) Notetaking via Book Mode
    Disqus Integration
    and more


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  • Desktop

  • Vim

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku ... AmigaOS OpenSolaris MorphOS Website

    Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.


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  • Visual Studio Code

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Website

    Visual Studio Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a highly-customised development environment. Visual Studio Code is a proprietary distribution of the open source https://alternativeto.net/software/code--oss/about/ project.


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  • IntelliJ IDEA

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Website

    IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) written in Java for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains, and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition.


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