SourceKit Alternatives

    SourceKit is described as 'A Textmate like lightweight programmer's text editor right inside of Chrome. It saves files directly to Dropbox, so if you have the Dropbox sync software installed, the changes will appear locally as if you did so with a text editor!' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to SourceKit for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like SourceKit are Notepad++ (Free, Open Source), Atom (Free, Open Source), Vim (Free, Open Source) and Eclipse (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 1, 2020

    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. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.
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    6. Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages.
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    7. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's VSCode.
    8. Official text editor of the GNOME desktop environment. Has syntax highlighting and is suitable for programming, with support for several languages. It is extensible with plugins.
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    9. 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.
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    10. 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.
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