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July 29 2019

Best IDEs and Text Editors

Text Editor is simply a software or an application that helps to edit text. Notepad can be counted as the simplest text editor which comes by default in Microsoft Windows Operating System.  IDE stands for Integrated Development Environment. IDE provides tools like text editor, toolbar, debugger and output viewer. IDE’s can perform many functions, some of them are writing compiling, debugging code and monitor resources. Developers and programmers will need IDEs and Text Editors for coding/programming purpose. “Best IDEs and text editors for developers and programmers” are:

Microsoft Visual Studio is an open source IDE used to develop websites, web apps, mobile apps and web services. A PC should have 2.6 GHz quad core processor, 4 GB RAM, 10 GB free hard disk space or more to run Microsoft Visual Studio. It supports on Windows and mac OS. Its Download size is 100 MB.

Microsoft visual studio

 

Atom is a desktop application built using web technology. Its is a free open source software that supports mac OS, Linux and Windows. A PC should have dual core processor, 4 GB RAM, 40 GB free hard disk space or more to run Atom. Download size is 87-145 MB.Atom text editor

 

Brackets is a source code editor mostly focused on web development. It is an open source software (free). A PC should have multi core processor, 2 GB RAM, 200 MB free hard disk space or more to run Brackets. It supports on Mac OS, windows and Linux. Download size is 76.6 MB.

Brackets

 

VIM is an open source text editor. A PC should have 3.0 GHz quad core processor, 8 GB RAM, 20 GB free hard disk space or more to run VIM. It supports on Unix, Linux, Windows NT, MS-DOS, macOS, iOS, Android, AmigaOS, MorphOS. It’s download size is 15 MB.

Vim

 

Aptana Studio is an open source software that will help a developer develop web applications and websites. A PC should have Pentium 4-level processor, 1 GB RAM, 5 GB free hard disk space or more to run Aptama Studio. It supports on Linux, Mac OS and Windows. Its download size is 145 MB.

aptana studio

 

Eclipse is an IDE program used to do programming. A PC should have 1.5 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 1 GB free hard disk space or more to run Eclipse. Its supported OS are Linux, Mac OS, Solaris and Windows. Its download size is 52.2 MB.

eclipse

 

 

Android Studio is an open source IDE designed especially for android development. A PC should have x64 bit windows, 4 GB RAM, 4 GB free hard disk space or more to run Android Studio. Its supported OS are Windows, mac, Linux and Chrome. Its download size is 710 MB.

android studio

 

 

Xcode is an IDE for mac OS which is helpful to develop Software for apple products. A PC should have 1.5 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 10 GB free hard disk space or more to run Xcode. Its supported OS is mac OS. Its download size is 4.55 GB.

xcode

 

 

Light Table is an open source IDE for software engineering. It provides the convenience of real-time feedback, allowing instant execution, debugging and access to documentation. Its supported OS are Windows, mac and Linux. Its download size is 55 MB.

light table

 

Net Beans is an IDE for java. A PC should have 1 GHz dual core processor, 1 GB RAM, 10GB free hard disk space or more to run Net Beans. Its supported OS are Windows, mac, Linux and solaris . Its download size is 200 MB.

netbeans

 

 

WebStorm is a JavaScript IDE. A PC should have 2 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 2.5 GB free hard disk space or more to run WebStorm. Its supported OS are Windows, mac and Linux. Its download size is 250 MB.

webstorm

 

 

UltraEdit is a text editor for windows. A PC should have 2 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 100 MB free hard disk space or more to run UltraEdit. Its supported OS are Windows, Linux and OS X . Its download size is 90 MB.

UltraEdit

 

 

Sublime text is an open source code editor with a python application programming interface. A PC should have 2 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 100 MB free hard disk space or more to run Sublime Text. Its supported OS are Windows, Linux and OS X. Its download size is 10.4 MB.

Sublime Text

 

 

Notepad ++ is free text editor. A PC should have Intel Pentium 4 processor, 1 GB RAM, 100 MB free hard disk space or more to run Notepad++. Its supported OS is Windows, . Its download size is 3.5 MB.

Notepad++

 

 

PHPStrom is a commercial cross-platform PHP IDE. A PC should have 2 GHz quad core processor, 2 GB RAM, 2.5 GB free hard disk space or more to run PHPStorm. Its supported OS are Windows, mac and Linux . Its download size is 277 MB.

phpstorm

 

 

Coda is a web development application for mac OS. A PC should have 2 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 100 MB free hard disk space or more to run Coda. Its supported OS is mac OS . Its download size is 64.9 MB.

coda

 

 

PyCharm is an IDE used in computer programming, especially python. A PC should have 2 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 2 GB free hard disk space or more to run PyCharm. Its supported OS are Windows, mac and Linux. Its download size is 340 MB.

pycharm

 

 

Xamarin is an open source IDE used for Android, iOS and Windows app development. A PC should have 2 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 5 GB free hard disk space or more to run Xamarin. Its supported OS are Android, iOS and Windows.

xamarin

 

 

  • Zend Studio $89 for personal use $189 for commercial use [ View Website ]

 

Zend Studio is an IDE used for PHP. A PC should have 1.5 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 1 GB free hard disk space or more to run Zend Studio. Its supported OS are Linux, mac, Windows. Its download size is 255 MB.

Zend Studio

 

Nitesh Guragain
Nitesh Guragain
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Nitesh Guragain is currently studying Bsc.CSIT in Birat Multiple College, Biratnagar. He is interested in technology, website development and machine learning. He also has interest in art and music. He has 7 years experience in acting, 2 years in music and 2 years in website development field.