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Which css editor do you recommend for windows?

  • # December 4, 2010 at 3:50 am

    Please recommend a css editor for windows.

    # December 4, 2010 at 10:19 am

    For windows, you can go for the Microsoft Expression Studio. It is pretty good with auto complete features for CSS and validity checks etc. Other than that, you have Dreamweaver.

    # December 4, 2010 at 10:25 am

    There is also notepad ++ and a number of other ones as well, notepad ++ is very popular and has support for plugins. Best of all, it’s free! :)

    # December 4, 2010 at 2:19 pm


    # December 4, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    ii all depends on what your comfortable with, colors, support, etc.

    personally i don’t like dreamweaver just because it is SUCH a heavy program. im not a fan of some of the colors for css (even though their changeable) and the three different views (code, split, browser) sure, their useful, but i don’t need them.

    I haven’t tried Microsoft expression studio, is it expensive?

    I am in love with Notepad++. love the features, the sixe of the actual program and the flexibility it has with other languages

    # December 4, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    I like Dreamweaver for its plugins and the site organization.

    # December 4, 2010 at 6:47 pm says that
    Notepad++ is a free (as in “free speech” and also as in “free beer”) source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

    I’m concerned that if I install Notepad++ to give it a try, my Notepad in Windows will stop working because as the said site says Notepad++ is a Notepad replacement. Additionally suppose I want to uninstall Notpad++ will my Notepad start working again?

    # December 4, 2010 at 8:53 pm

    It is a notepad replacement, as in, it replaces the need for it, the software cannot uninstall windows notepad to install itself. It can make itself default if you want it too. But no, it will not disable notepad.

    # December 5, 2010 at 9:30 am

    If you want a free one but still dont wanna compromise on quality then Notepad++ it is. Do not worry about the auto complete feature. Just like Dreamweaver Ctrl+Space will give you everything that you need. I use it for my everyday work.

    # December 5, 2010 at 8:04 pm

    Of the different text editors for PC, I like e-editor the best. It’s the closest thing to Coda I can find. I’ve also had a lot of problems with Notepad++ crashing on me.

    What I like quite a bit from e is the way it integrates with your online files. Connecting via FTP and working directly with the files while dragging new images into the directories works really well.

    I don’t know if you are looking for free only, so that might be a deal breaker as e costs like $40.

    # December 6, 2010 at 12:11 pm

    My favorite (Sublime Text) seems to be relatively unknown, but is fairly powerful, light, and has support for Zen Coding.

    I also like the feel of Intype, but current development is up in the air, so I keep an eye open for updates, but until it finally leaves beta, it’s probably not the way to go.

    # January 5, 2012 at 3:14 am

    Codelobster rocks as free CSS, PHP and HTML editor.

    # January 5, 2012 at 3:23 am

    Definitely Sublime Text 2.
    @shick11sp I think it will become very popular quite soon.

    # January 5, 2012 at 7:08 am

    I prefer HTMLKit (an unfortunate name, because you’d think it doesn’t do CSS, but it does). Free, customizable, and easy to use. Typically I’ll have both my HTML file(s) and my CSS file(s) open at the same time, making it easy to add a class or ID and immediately style it.

    # January 5, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Still using Sublime Text 2 for Windows.

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