Lite XL is described as 'lightweight text editor written mostly in Lua — it aims to provide something practical, pretty, small and fast, implemented as simply as possible; easy to modify and extend, or to use without doing either' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Lite XL for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Lite XL are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Sublime Text (Free Personal) and Vim (Free, Open Source).
VS 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.
GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.
The Kate project develops two main products: KatePart, the advanced editor component which is used in numerous KDE applications requiring a text editing component, and Kate, a MDI text editor application.