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What are the best JavaScript IDEs or editors?

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    Lynda

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    Bruce Hudson
    Written on May 25, 2017
    "Lynda made my organizing a piece of cake. I would recommend it to anyone!"
    1. 268
      Atom
      Atom is a text editor for Elixir IDEs that has modern and subtle looks and is also perfectly hackable for its own customization for your own needs. It also has a lot of features like cross-platform editing and smart autocompletion.

      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Free

      JM
      Jeffrey Miller
      Written on May 15, 2017
      "Atom is great hackable solution for a JavaScript editor. Actually Atom is great solution for any programmer who needs a inexpensive alternative to Sublime. Atom is fully..."
      JM
      Jeffrey Miller
      Written on May 15, 2017
      "Atom is great hackable solution for a JavaScript editor. Actually Atom is great solution for any programmer who needs a inexpensive alternative to Sublime. Atom is fully customizable, giving you the option to change the interface, add scripts and other add-ons. Worth the download, and since it is free it is definitely worth trying."
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      Brenda Payne
      Written on February 8, 2017
      "Atom is a clean, fast and highly-effective text editor for development. It is one of the best resources out there and it's free!"
    2. 230
      Vim

      Vim is an open-source configurable text editor that is compatible with either Windows or Mac operating system. It has a license which is GPL-compatible and is free for users to download and install to their computer.

      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Free

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      Hansika Mukopadhyay
      Written on February 18, 2017
      "This is not a good solution, Vim deal with being a text editor. it doesn't deal with the coding or issues that Java has so it would not work out."
      HM
      Hansika Mukopadhyay
      Written on February 18, 2017
      "This is not a good solution, Vim deal with being a text editor. it doesn't deal with the coding or issues that Java has so it would not work out."
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      Linda Crawford
      Written on June 1, 2017
      "Vim is a good IDE because this text editor works with so many different programming languages. It's stable and has a great plugin system."
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      Lawrence Alvarez
      Written on July 27, 2017
      "This is a good solution for a JavaScript IDE or editor."
    3. 218
      Brackets
      Brackets is an open-source text editor that is mainly for web designing. It is compatible with computers that have a Microsoft Windows, macOS, or Linux operating system. Brackets is made with JavaScript.
      Software

      Windows, Mac, Linux

      Free

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      Claire Ma
      Written on January 12, 2017
      "I think this is a pretty good solution for the problem. It seems to have a lot of information and relates to the problem at hand."
      CM
      Claire Ma
      Written on January 12, 2017
      "I think this is a pretty good solution for the problem. It seems to have a lot of information and relates to the problem at hand."
      AR
      Amanda Ramirez
      Written on January 13, 2017
      "This text editor makes it easy to design within your browser. It's great for anyone in marketing or web development."
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      Janet Allen
      Written on June 28, 2017
      "Brackets is a good choice for anyone who wants to learn JavaScript IDEs. It's a powerful text editor."
    1. 196
      Emacs
      Emacs is a free text editor compatible with computers running in Linux, Windows, or Mac operating system. It has other features like its high customizable options, self-documenting and that works in real time display.
      Software

      Windows, Mac, Linux

      Free

      SS
      Sara Stephens
      Written on May 17, 2017
      "What can you say about JavaScripts but BORING and tedious. However this editor takes the tediousness out of the equation. They've fixed a lot of the bugs this program had..."
      SS
      Sara Stephens
      Written on May 17, 2017
      "What can you say about JavaScripts but BORING and tedious. However this editor takes the tediousness out of the equation. They've fixed a lot of the bugs this program had when it first launched. It makes life a lot easier for the programmers like my husband who are still writing in code."
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      Terry Woods
      Written on June 20, 2017
      "I had a fun time using Emacs. The self-documenting feature saved me a lot of hassle."
    2. 171
      Codeanywhere
      Codeanywhere is a cloud development environment that you can setup and personalize for creating and developing your projects whatever they are in Javascript, PHP, HTML or the rest of the 72 programming languages that supports.
       
      Websites

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Bryan Davidson
      Written on April 15, 2017
      "As a programmer, finding reliable IDEs for development is critical. It is where you will spend most of your time, so there is nothing worse than an non-user-friendly piece of..."
      BD
      Bryan Davidson
      Written on April 15, 2017
      "As a programmer, finding reliable IDEs for development is critical. It is where you will spend most of your time, so there is nothing worse than an non-user-friendly piece of software. Fortunately, CodeAnywhere knows this frustration and has put out a great piece of software that is highly customizable. They also support collaboration, so you can invite another programmer to view your code in realtime and work on it together if necessary."
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      Angela Gomez
      Written on June 19, 2017
      "Codeanywhere does a really good job of providing javascript editing. It's a great solution to this problem and would be a big help."
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      Carl Ramos
      Written on March 2, 2017
      "This is the perfect answer for JavaScript editing needs. I have never seen a more functional application."
    3. 100
      Neovim
      A "next generation" Vim effort. Major overhaul to support more powerful plugins and better integration with tools such as IDEs.
      Software

      Windows, Other Platform, Mac

      Free

      CS
      Catherine Schmidt
      Written on January 15, 2017
      "When you want to get your work in Java done fast, Neovim's your tool. It makes getting things done so much easier, and even helps you find your mistakes. I can't recommend it..."
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      Catherine Schmidt
      Written on January 15, 2017
      "When you want to get your work in Java done fast, Neovim's your tool. It makes getting things done so much easier, and even helps you find your mistakes. I can't recommend it enough, and I hate Java with a passion."
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      Zachary Stanley
      Written on September 22, 2017
      "Neovim really changed my way of working with java. The integration tools are so intuitive and clear that I couldn't think of using anything else. You can even use it easily for your most powerful plugins."
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      Elizabeth Lawson
      Written on March 30, 2017
      "Neovim would not be helpful at all for this issue. It deals with plugs and not specific Javascript and wouldn't help anyone with this issue."
    4. 85
      Spacemacs

      Spacemacs is a text editor built atop GNU Emacs for Unix-like that is a free and open source. It has both graphical and commands line user-interfaces executable under X display. Its text editor has a feature that allows syntax highlighting for most of the programming languages. 


      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Free

      LL
      Lauren Lane
      Written on May 22, 2017
      "Although this solution was a little more confusing, it did include useful information for this problem. It says it is workable through MacOS, but it was slow on my computer...."
      LL
      Lauren Lane
      Written on May 22, 2017
      "Although this solution was a little more confusing, it did include useful information for this problem. It says it is workable through MacOS, but it was slow on my computer. It may have worked better on windows."
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      Andrea Schneider
      Written on March 22, 2017
      "Spacemacs is THE emacs free open source editor. I mentioned it's open source right? VIM users (and non-vim still) can greatly benefit from using this beauty."
    5. 76
      Visual Studio

      Visual Studio is a fully-featured integrated development environment (IDE) for developing computer programs  Android, iOS, Windows, and web developed by Microsoft. It is used to write native code and manage them.

      Software

      Windows

      Free - Varies by plan

      JJ
      Jason James
      Written on June 10, 2017
      "Visual Studio is a fantastic tool, even as its free base version. I've used this for countless hours of editing C++ coding and yes, it can be used for JavaScript as well...."
      JJ
      Jason James
      Written on June 10, 2017
      "Visual Studio is a fantastic tool, even as its free base version. I've used this for countless hours of editing C++ coding and yes, it can be used for JavaScript as well. There's absolutely no downside to trying it out and if you like it, buying the better version will go a long ways."
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      Olivia Ortega
      Written on September 22, 2017
      "If you are a developer then Visual Studio will you work within the integrated development environment. this site will help you wrote code quickly and collaborate with others."
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      Frank Cunningham
      Written on March 31, 2017
      "Visual Studio was very easy and fun to use. I had a great time editing my video with Visual Studio."
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      Komodo Edit

      Komodo Edit is an open-source text editor and is free for users to download to their computers. It comes with a free text editor for all types of dynamic programming languages. Komodo edit is the counterpart of the Komodo IDE.

      Software

      Windows, Mac, Linux

      Free

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      Michael Kennedy
      Written on March 11, 2017
      "This Komodo Edit its more of a simpler (elegant nonetheless) version of its IDE counterpart. To me. it feels very intuitive, non-complicated and with all basic features..."
      MK
      Michael Kennedy
      Written on March 11, 2017
      "This Komodo Edit its more of a simpler (elegant nonetheless) version of its IDE counterpart. To me. it feels very intuitive, non-complicated and with all basic features necessary. I use it for editing HTML, XML and text files basically. It's definitely not the best available HTML editor out there but its free and useful. I recommend it if you are developer more than a designer."
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      Eugene Washington
      Written on January 9, 2017
      "JavaScript editors are a dime a dozen, but Komodo is pretty neat. It's free, and open source which is good because people are updating it all the time. I would recommend this for those who want to save money, but do the basic JavaScript editing you need."
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      Rebecca Xu
      Written on January 20, 2017
      "Komodo has proven to be one of my favorite editors. It's simple on the surface, yet incredibly powerful underneath the hood."
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      SourceLair

      SourceLair is an online IDE that lets you develop your web app in Django, Node.js, HTML5, and PHP, while it integrates with Git, GitHub and Heroku. 

      Websites

      Free - Varies by plan

      AC
      Angela Carpenter
      Written on July 6, 2017
      "I believe this is a decent solution. I am not very familiar with JavaScript IDEs so I can't say for sure but from what I recognize it looks like a good place to work on as..."
      AC
      Angela Carpenter
      Written on July 6, 2017
      "I believe this is a decent solution. I am not very familiar with JavaScript IDEs so I can't say for sure but from what I recognize it looks like a good place to work on as well as test your work on different formats. The site is nice."
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      Susan Patel
      Written on September 22, 2017
      "SourceLair allows you the chance to develop a web app and intergrate it with other social network platforms. SourceLair is web based and does not require you to have special software in order to use it."
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      William Lopez
      Written on February 20, 2017
      "I had an easy time using SourceLair. My app was fun and easy to make using this and I highly recommend it to anybody needing help making apps."
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      Notepad++

      Notepad++ is a free source code editor based on Scintilla, an editing component. It runs in the Microsoft Windows environment and is licensed by GNU General Public License.

      Software

      Windows

      Free

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      Tammy Daniels
      Written on April 10, 2017
      "Looks great. Doesn't seem like you would need any other type of writing program if you have this. I would definitely plan to download it."
      TD
      Tammy Daniels
      Written on April 10, 2017
      "Looks great. Doesn't seem like you would need any other type of writing program if you have this. I would definitely plan to download it."
      JM
      Jessica May
      Written on January 20, 2017
      "I needed javascript IDEs or editors for my work. I found notepad++ to be perfect and free source, so there was no issue to acquire it."
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      Codelobster
      Codelobster simplifies the development for PHP with the implemented system for autocompleting features for PHP, HTML, Javascript and CSS. 

      Software

      Windows, Mac, Linux

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Amber Walsh
      Written on January 24, 2017
      "Editing Javascript can be done without much issues if you use a program like Codelobster. It makes developing and troubleshooting code much easier. It has an autocomplete..."
      AW
      Amber Walsh
      Written on January 24, 2017
      "Editing Javascript can be done without much issues if you use a program like Codelobster. It makes developing and troubleshooting code much easier. It has an autocomplete feature which will help cut down on technical errors and bugs."
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      Lu Gong
      Written on March 12, 2017
      "This site provides a lot of great features, and it is free. It is versatile and can provide for many languages and many common operating systems."
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      Juan Greene
      Written on May 20, 2017
      "I don't know anything about coding or writing script. Check it out for yourself and see if this is something you would use."
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      PLAYCODE.io
      Playcode is an online IDE for javascript that allows you to create apps, demos or awesome things with online javascript editor, just open and write code.
      Websites

      Free

      AK
      Ayaan Kapur
      Written on April 10, 2017
      "This solved my problem somewhat well. It was a good site to have available when I did not have access to other tools that were stored locally. Some debugging features I tend..."
      AK
      Ayaan Kapur
      Written on April 10, 2017
      "This solved my problem somewhat well. It was a good site to have available when I did not have access to other tools that were stored locally. Some debugging features I tend to use a lot are not available, though - it's kind of "barebones"."
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      Kathryn Boyd
      Written on September 22, 2017
      "This Java editor is good. I like the black background, much easier on the eyes. Being online you can access it anywhere which is great."
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      Cristina Escamilla
      Written on January 11, 2017
      "This online java editor goes a long way to be a solution to this problem. I think this is a very good solution to the java problem."
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      NetBeans IDE
      NetBeans IDE includes project types for C and C++ and appropriate project templates. You can work with and create C/C++ applications with dynamic and static libraries, and you can also create C/C++ projects from existing code.
      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Free

      DK
      Debra Keller
      Written on September 22, 2017
      "NetBeans includes a lot of lot of code and project types in C and C++, allowing you to easily start a project. It lets you play around a lot more and figure out projects."
      DK
      Debra Keller
      Written on September 22, 2017
      "NetBeans includes a lot of lot of code and project types in C and C++, allowing you to easily start a project. It lets you play around a lot more and figure out projects."
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      Eugene Woods
      Written on July 10, 2017
      "I loved using NetBeans IDE. It helped me a ton with my C++ project and it will help you too."
      MH
      Michelle Henderson
      Written on June 6, 2017
      "Finding the right IDE for you while coding can be annoying, but this one is great."

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    Summary

    Best JavaScript IDEs or editors
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Atom Software 268 Free
    2 Vim Software 230 Free
    3 Brackets Software 218 Free
    4 Emacs Software 196 Free
    5 Codeanywhere Websites 171 Free
    6 Neovim Software 100 Free
    7 Spacemacs Software 85 Free
    8 Visual Studio Software 76 Free
    9 Komodo Edit Software 65 Free
    10 SourceLair Websites 52 Free
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