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The Complete Guide to Text Editors

Notepad++ LogoThe humble text editor is often overlooked in favor of more fully featured editors, but they can be extremely powerful and useful. Many programmers, web developers and writers who prefer to have complete control over their creations will write their code in a text editor. Most operating systems will come with some kind of text editor included, such as Notepad or gedit. However there are far more powerful and feature rich text editors available such as Notepad++, JEdit, TextMate and many more.

This guide will introduce you to some of the best, and quite often free, text editors for your operating system.

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