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What IDE / Code editors have you used?

Share your path of finding the current one in use!

Here's mine:
Notepad++ -> Atom -> VS Code

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Andrew Brown 🇨🇦

VIM > VIM > VIM > VIM > VIM > VIM

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TheOnlyBeardedBeast

feels like you dont know how to close it...

...just joking

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DarkWiiPlayer

VIM → VIM → VIM → NeoVIM → VIM

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jan paul

:wq!

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jgusta

I alway have two editors: a nice bloated IDE for work on larger code bases, and a lighter code editor for everything else and personal projects.

Script Editor
Notepad -> Notepad++ -> EditPad Pro -> Sublime Text -> Atom -> VS Code

IDE
Webocton Scriptly -> Aptana Studio -> PhpStorm

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Madza Author

PhpStorm is paid, right? Is it worth the money?

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Gary Bell

I personally believe it is. I pay for my own license, I make my employer pay for it for my team. But I get them to pay for whole toolbox, so they van use the full ecosystem and use the right tool for the job.

They have a trial, give it a go and see if it works for you.

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manuel

Yes it is.

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Casey Brooks
  • Notepad ++
  • Gedit
  • Geany
  • Cloud 9 (the year I used a Chromebook in college)
  • Eclipse (Android)
  • Android Studio
  • Now, I do everything in one of the Jetbrains IDEs because they have spoiled me for coding in anything else. I mostly work in Android at work and use Android Studio for that, and JVM or MPP Kotlin on the side, so IntelliJ Idea for personal work. Occasionally do some Laravel in PHPStorm
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Sebastian Tiedtke

Edit (DOS) / vi -> Notepad -> Notepad++ -> vim / Sublime Text -> vim -> Atom -> vim -> VS Code. Definitely stuck on VS Code now :-)

Visual Studio & Eclipse were in there somewhere for some time but not daily.

PS: Since VS Code is so exciting I helped build Marquee

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Uriel Bitton

Started with Dreamweaver, then used sublime, then tried atom, jetbrains, a bunch of others I don't remember, then vscode and finally brackets. I haven't found anything better than brackets I love the suggestions and live preview and auto loading with html and css changes. I don't think I'll ever change!

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David Oliva Tirado

I worked on:

  • VSCode: I love it, but indexation and speed is important for me, and VSCode has started to feel slow and not responsive on these things

  • Sublime Text: yes, its fast, but I think that you need to expend too much time to install extensions/plugins that will make your work easier.

  • Atom: At first it was something promising, but its REALLY slow for me.

  • Webstorm: Speed, productivity and a lot of tools already integrated. I started to use it when the COVID-19 crisis started. A real IDE. I don't know if its worth the money (my company pay it for me) but its where I am more eficient, and I think thats the important thing here.

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manuel

The only big IDEs I used are Netbeans => IntelliJ PhpStorm => IntelliJ Ultimate.
I switched from PhpStorm to Ultimate because I need Java and Golang support. Otherwise, I use Vim still today.

That's it.

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Dave

This depends on what I'm writing.

Java or SQL: Intellij Ultimate, having switched from Eclipse recently.
Remote debugging of Java: Eclipse
JavaScript/docker-compose files: VScode
Bash scripts or config files: vim

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Ricardo Valencia

In order:
Eclipse, school work
Visual Studio, school work
Notepad++, tired of slow IDEs
Sublime Text 2/3, used for about 3/4 of college and first job
Atom, a few months then back to Sublime
VSCode, for a few months then they released SublimeText keyboard mapping and moved completely
PyCharm, for a few projects after college, working on Django code
Visual Studio, first large codebase, working on C#
IntelliJ, large Java codebase

Current stack is IntelliJ for Java + VSCode for python/ruby/bash, but I keep Sublime Text installed and use it every now and then :)

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David

Notepad -> Notepad++ -> Sublime Text 2 -> Sublime Text 3 -> Vim -> emacs w/ EVIL mode (Vim) -> Neovim

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Anthony Bramley

I started off with Codecademy's little project things and for some reason I can't remember their formal name. After that, I took a 3 year break outside of a school project made with Scratch. However, back in December, I took another gander into the world of programming and discovered repl.it/. I use it to this day, as it's good for web hosting or testing stuff, and they have a forum where you can share your projects. I've been exploring local alternatives recently, and have gone from VS Code => Notepad++ => JetBrains stuff (most notable of those being IntelliJ, which I had installed for a whopping 34 hours) => finally Visual Studio 2019, which works remarkably well and feels polished.

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Dídac Sementé Fernández

I generally use "fat" IDEs for work: NetBeans, PyCharm
For my own projects I go with: Sublime Text, VSCode

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Enmanuel de la Nuez

Quick edits: nano -> vim / gedit
~5 files or less / simple projects: AWS C9 -> Atom
Bigger apps: AWS C9 -> Atom -> VSCode

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John Peters

Visual Studio since 1999 for all back end

VS Code for all front end past 5 years.

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Samuel Abreu

pico -> nano -> vi -> netbeans -> eclipse -> scite -> notepad++ -> sublime -> vscode -> neovim

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Yamiteru XYZ

Visual Studio > Adobe Dreamweaver > Brackets > Atom > VSCode > NeoVim > Emacs > VSCode > WebStorm.

I still have a crush on Emacs tho.

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Madza Author

Seems like everything has been tried 😀😀
I've heard a lot of great stuff about WebStorm and JetBrains products overall 😉 Great if your company buys you the licence 😀😀

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Yamiteru XYZ

Yeah I'm a very curious person so I wanna try everything 😅

I pay for WebStorm licence myself since I'm a freelancer. But it's really cheap so why not 🤷‍♂️

It has much better TS support and intellisense than VSCode and do project-wide refactoring. These are actually the only reasons why I don't use Emacs for my development.

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Alo • Edited on

Sublime Text -> VS Code -> Atom -> PyCharm/Goland/WebStorm (JetBrains rocks!)

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Cliff Levai

Notepad++, VS Code, Sublime

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Aditya Mitra

Using sublime text for fast jobs
Visual studio for serious projects
And vscode when working on different os

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Peter Vivo

turbo pascal ide -> flash IDE -> notepad++ -> sublime text -> php storm -> vs code
console: nano

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ABHINAVA GHOSH (he/him) • Edited on

Notepad -> notepad++ -> sublime -> pycharm -> vscode -> IntelliJ

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Cornea Florin

As a PHP developer i used:
- NetBeans - free and has a lot to offer
- PHPStorm - no comments here, probably best of the best but it comes with a price

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Reaper

N++, Sublime, Atom, VSCode, Webstorm

I still like sublime cause it's still faster than all the others but then the packages aren't really maintained any more so it's kind off a bummer now.

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Andrew Baisden • Edited on

Notepad -> Notepad++ -> Dreamweaver -> Sublime Text 2/3 -> Brackets -> Atom -> Visual Studio Code

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Arturs Smirnovs

Notepad++ -> Eclipse -> PHPStorm

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Sebastian Alsina

BBEdit, Brackets, VSCode.

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Tim Oerlemans

Sublime Text > Atom > PHPStorm > VS Code > WebStorm

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Niraj Kamdar

Pycharm for large project, Sublime for quick edits and VS Code for my small projects.

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Alexis Mora

Code editor
notepad++ -> Brackets -> Sublime Text -> Atom -> VSCode -> Vim -> NeoVim

IDE
Eclipse -> NetBeans -> IntelliJ

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Prashant Chaudhari

Atom -> Brackets -> Sublime -> JetBrains -> NeoVim -> VSCode + Vim extension

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Rakhmad Azhari • Edited on

Editor
UltraEdit -> EditPlus -> Vim -> Gedit / Kate / Geany -> Sublime Text -> BBEdit -> Visual Studio Code / Vim

IDE
Eclipse -> Netbeans -> IntelliJ Idea -> Any Jetbrains

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Chuks Okwuenu

Notepad++ -> Sublime -> Atom -> VS Code

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George C. G. Barbosa • Edited on

Notepad.ext -> Dreamweaver -> Notepad++ -> Netbeans -> IntelliJ -> VisualStudio Code -> Vim

VIM has been great. I think it can possibly be the last one I will ever use.

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Wesley

I go back and forward with N++ and VS Community '15 for multiple of my projects
I tried Atom once or twice though

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Aubrey Fletcher

IDE:
Visual Studio -> Android Studio -> Appcelerator Titanium

Script Editor:
Notepad -> vi -> Atom -> VSCode (Definitely love VSCode though)!

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Aubrey Fletcher

I almost forgot one other editor I use at work:

Toad For Oracle.

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Paweł Kowalski
  1. MS Frontpage
  2. Notepad++
  3. Aptana Studio
  4. Sublime Text
  5. VS Code
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Gary Bell

I've tried loads to her where I am now. Roughly speaking it was:

  • notepad
  • notepad++
  • eclipse php
  • nusphere phped
  • netbeans with php extension
  • phpStorm (and other jetbrains tools)
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Nirbhay Vashisht

Notepad -> Notepad++ -> Atom -> Sublime Text -> VSCode
TurboC++ -> Code Blocks -> PyCharm -> Android Studio -> IntelliJ

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TheOnlyBeardedBeast

notepad, notepad++, netbeans, visual studio, vs code

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Amy Hudspith

IDLE -> PyCharm -> Atom
WebStorm -> Atom
BlueJ -> Not writing Java
Notepad++ for C

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Mirko Vukušić

TextPad, Sublime, VSCode, WebStorm, Vim

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Eddie

Notepad -> Notepad++ -> Sublime Text 2 -> Atom -> VS Code -> Atom+Sublime Text 3

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Galuh Utama

Vim > still vim

Because I don’t know how to exit it.

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Maximo Martinez Soria

Sublime text -> VSCode -> WebStorm -> VSCode -> Vim

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Martin Jablečník

For simple projects: Geany -> Vim -> NeoVim
For bigger projects: Eclipse -> IntelliJ Idea

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Alain D'Ettorre

Notepad++ -> Sublime -> VS Code