Code Alternatives

    Code is described as '(formerly known as Scratch) is an advanced text editor built for and bundled with elementary OS' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Code for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Chrome OS and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like Code are Atom (Free, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source), CudaText (Free, Open Source) and Notepad3 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 2, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.
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    3. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's VSCode.
    4. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus. It starts quite fast (0.5 sec with ~30 plugins on CPU Intel Core i3 3Hz). It is extensible by Python add-ons (plugins, linters, code tree parsers, external tools).
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    5. Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.
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    6. Xed is a text editor which supports most standard editor features, extending this basic functionality with other features not usually found in simple text editors.
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    7. Graviton Code Editor is a minimalist, cross-platform editor focused on speed, customization and productivity. FEATURES - Themes - Plugins - Full compatibility with .
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    8. Professional text editing for Chrome and Chrome OS.
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    9. Pluma, fork of gedit , is a text editor part of MATE Desktop Environment.
    10. SynWrite is a free source code editor and notepad replacement for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

      Discontinued

      Last update was on 29-08-2017. Synwrite is continued on CudaText.
      Only there is no Total Commander plug-in with CudaText.

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