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What is your favorite code Editor

Ahmed Bankole
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As a Developer, what code editor do you use and why do you think it works for you.
Mine is visual studio code

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Joel Olawanle

Vs code

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Ahmed Bankole Author

Why VsCode??

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Joel Olawanle • Edited

It has lots of cool extensions that could make coding lot more easier and funšŸ˜‰

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Ahmed Bankole Author

Exactly

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Christine Marshall

i love code Pen, as a newbie, because it is few of the many that lets me see exactly what my code is doing while i am doing it... it makes me wonder why all the others do not do that. Am i missing something? Or is CodePen not a real code editor?

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Ahmed Bankole Author

well CodePen is actually an online code editor.

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Pedro Pimenta

I love trying and testing editor, my journey has been Notepad > Dreamweaver > Coda > Sublime Text > vim > VSCode.

I've been using VSCode for the last 3 weeks and it has become my favourite thing. You can do "everything" from your editor, which I thought would be bad but it's great to learn how to do many things from inside the editor. For example, I just searched for how to creat Pull Requests from the editor itself and it's brilliant to not even have to go to Github for that. Especially if you're on bug-fixing streak, you don't even leave the editor :)

And it's fast! I thought being Electron it wouldn't be very fast (Atom is/wasn't when I tested it for a while) and it is very important to me. Of course it's not as fast as Vim but it does so much more. The load time is OK as that isn't something you do a lot, I usually always have it on.

The defaults are also very very good, I think, especially for beginners to start with and learn from that.

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Ahmed Bankole Author

Though I use VSCode.I prefer using Atom when I will be committing a lot of codes without stress

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Mike Talbot

Webstorm - better refactoring and intellisense discovery than VS Code. VS Code is a much smoother experience and looks a bit better to me. I use it when I can, but try as I might, when I watch my VSCode using colleagues struggling with a JS refactoring, or hunting for an import VSC didn't detect, I know I'm on the JetBrains train for now.

I think if you are writing TypeScript VSC might be just fine.

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Ahmed Bankole Author

Wow.that's a lot to take in

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Devang Hingu

vs code šŸ˜ šŸ„°

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Ahmed Bankole Author

What made you like Vs code

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Robert Medina

VS Code and Ruby Mine

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Navjot Singh Cheema

VS code and vim

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Tuomo KankaanpƤƤ

I like vs code. It has everything I need and it works fast :)

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Ahmed Bankole Author

But it is not recommended for lagging PCs