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  1. A free source code editor which supports several programming languages running under the MS Windows environment.

    Help with the %TIME:~6,2% set dt=%dt: =0% ECHO %dt%>> command... about 5 days ago

    I do use Notepad++ (as seen here: for writing code files, so I'm not sure if that is close to or the same as the UI from github.
  2. Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, html and prose - any kind of text file. You'll love the slick user interface and extraordinary features. Fully customizable with macros, and syntax highlighting for most major languages.

    Sublime Text 3 Setup about 6 months ago

    Sublime Text Terminal Shortcuts and menu entries for opening a terminal at the current file, or the current root project folder in Sublime Text.
  3. Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing

    How to Master Vim about 29 days ago:

    First thing you need to do is get Vim installed on your computer, where I will assume that you are using Linux. If not, you can download it at
  4. At GitHub, we’re building the text editor we’ve always wanted: hackable to the core, but approachable on the first day without ever touching a config file. We can’t wait to see what you build with it.

    Build a simple guessing game in Golang. about 20 days ago:

    You have now successfully installed ‘go’ and also set up your guessing game file. Now, open the guess.go file with a text/code editor on your device. Personally, I use VS Code. Windows comes with Notepad pre-installed. Mac OS includes TextEdit. Linux users can use Vim. You can also download other text editors like sublime text or atom.
  5. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more.

    Hey, looking for some good file managers about about 2 months ago

    Emacs is a text editor. Dired is a package that comes bundled with it and provides a file manager within Emacs.
  6. A modern, open source text editor that understands web design

    Fix for extension library + The state of Brackets (Sept 16th) about 4 days ago

    I think there will be a a new release coming soon that implements this solution. Also to mention that is still the new home of Brackets with a currently defunct download button.
  7. Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft

    Tutorial: How to change skin & beard colors and models of... about about 6 hours ago

    - Download  VSCode, it is free, easy to use, has a lot of features, highlights codes beautifully, and is very lightweight.
  8. Bluefish is a text editor for web designers and programmers.