View Full Version : best code editor

October 27th, 2009, 02:24 AM
been playing around with ajunta, geany, komodo edit and eclipse. but cant figure wich one is the best code editor (yes i know geany and ajunta are IDE's) for any lang?
after trawling through the boards it seems the above are the most used (bar emacs and vi but i didnt want to start a holy war).
so what editor do the geeks/nerds/<insert self-deprecating name> use.


maybe should have included a poll but couldn't be *beep*.

==-- EDIT--==
solved my question so disregard this thread.

October 27th, 2009, 02:27 AM
This is a huge recurring discussion around here. A simple forum search returns threads like this:


October 27th, 2009, 02:33 AM
aww damn missed that one. in my defance i started looking at about 2:00am (aus time) and its now 11:30am

October 27th, 2009, 02:34 AM
You won't get a definite answer, it all comes down to personal preference and what suits you. Most editors are pretty good for a wide range of languages.

Anyways, Vim for the win!

Geany, Kate and Gedit are also pretty decent.