Best Code Editors for PHP, CSS, HTML5, JavaScript etc

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by readerspark, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. readerspark

    readerspark Administrator Staff Member

    Code Editors really save lot of time in web designing. Every web designer and we developer need best code editors to make websites faster. I am already provide HTML 5 supported web designing software list. Here i am list useful code editors.

    Sublime Text

    Sublime Text is best code editor for web designers and developers. Sublime text provide extraordinary features, user friendly rich interface, many shortcuts, functions.

    It’s main features are

    • Word Higlighting
    • Split editing
    • Auto indent
    • Distraction free mode
    • Retina performance
    Aptana Studio (free)

    Aptana Studio is a most powerful open source web development tool for Windows. Aptana support HTML 5, CSS 3, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rails and Java script.

    Feature are

    • Faster JSLint processing
    • Integrated Debugger
    • Built-in Terminal
    • Automatically publish Ruby and Rail applications to hosting service
    Komodo Edit (free)

    Komodo Edit is a advanced editor to edit codes fast. It was a free editor which provide all major functions. Komodo Edit many web languages (HTML, CSS, Pytho, PHP, Perl, Ruby and JavaScript).

    Komodo edit offer features such as

    • Syntax Highlighting and testing
    • Code folding
    • Split view editing
    • Auto complete and call tips
    • Extensions and Add-Ons facility
    • Snippets and Micros
    Notepad++ (free)

    Notepad++ is free source code editor which support several languages. Notepad++ running under Windows.

    Features are

    • Syntax Folding and highlighting
    • Auto completion
    • User defined Syntax highlighting
    • Macro recording and playback
    • PCRE search and replace
    Eclipse (free)

    Eclipse is a best editor to develop Java applications. Eclipse support many programming languages such as C, C++, JavaScript, Ada, Fortran, Haskell, PHP, Python, Groovy, Erlang, Clojure, Ruby and Rails.


    SlickEdit is a cross platform multi language editor which support over 50 languages and 9 platforms. SlickEdit offer custom shortcuts, Syntax expansion, backup history, auto completions, syndax driven searching and regex evaluator.


    UltraEdit is award winning code and text editor for windows, Mac and Linux. UltraEdit support HTML, CSS, SAS, HEX, PHP, JAVA, Javascript, PL/SQL, Visual Basic and Unix shell scripts.

    NetBeans (free)

    NetBeans IDE is a free and opensource editor to develop web applications with HTML , XML, Java,JSP, Javadoc, PHP, C++ etc.

    Features are

    • Fast smart code editing
    • Static analysis tools to find and clear bugs
    • Cross paltform support
    • Plugins support
    Brackets (free)

    Brackets is a best opensource editor for webdesign. you can easily edit HTML, CSS and JavaScript codes using Brackets.

    Features are

    • Live preview
    • Quick Edit
    • user friendly interface
    Best Code Editors for MAC


    Coda is a web development software for Mac OS X. Coda support plugins. it also offer features such as code folding, smart complete, dynamic place holders, live updating, built in MySQL editor, HTML and CSS validation.


    BBEdit is a professional text editor for Macintosh.

    Features are

    • Grep pattern matching
    • Search and replace across multiple files
    • Project definition tools
    • Syntax coloring
    • Apple script support
    • Mac OS X Unit scripting support

    CSSEdit is a another web editor for MAC OS.

    Feature are

    • Smart snippets
    • Zen actions
    • Real time live styling
    • X-ray Inspecter

    TextMate is a general purpose text editot for Mac OS X.


    • Recordable macros
    • Snippets
    • Shell integration
    • Folding sections
    Sublime Text, Komodo IDE, UltraEdit,NetBeans and SlickEdit support Windows, Mac and Linux Os.

    If you know any other best code editors, do let us via comment.

    Note: Espresso instead of CSSEdit since that app is no longer in development and was basically merged with Espresso 2.
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