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

Code Editors really save a lot of time in web designing. Every web designer and web developer needs the best code editors to make websites faster. Here I am listing useful code editors.

Sublime Text
Sublime Text is the best to code editor for web designers and developers. The sublime text provides extraordinary features, a user-friendly rich interface, many shortcuts, functions.
It’s main features are,

  • Word Highlighting
  • Split editing
  • Auto indent
  • Distraction-free mode
  • Retina performance

Aptana Studio (free)
Aptana Studio is the most powerful open source web development tool for Windows. Aptana supports HTML 5, CSS 3, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rails, and Javascript.

Feature is,

  • Faster JSLint processing
  • Integrated Debugger
  • Built-in Terminal
  • Automatically publish Ruby and Rail applications to hosting service

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

Komodo edit offer features such as

  • Syntax Highlighting and testing
  • Code folding
  • Split view editing
  • Autocomplete and call tips
  • Extensions and Add-Ons facility
  • Snippets and Micros

Notepad++ (free)
Notepad++ is a free source code editor that supports 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 the 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 that supports over 50 languages and 9 platforms. SlickEdit offers custom shortcuts, Syntax expansion, backup history, auto-completion, syntax driven searching, and regex evaluator.

UltraEdit is an award-winning code and text editor for Windows, Mac, and Linux. UltraEdit supports 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 the best opensource editor for web design. 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 offers 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 an Another web editor for MAC OS.

Feature is,

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

TextMate is a general-purpose text editor for Mac OS X.

Features are,

  • Recordable macros.
  • Snippets.
  • Shell integration.
  • Folding sections.

Sublime Text, Komodo IDE, UltraEdit, NetBeans, and SlickEdit are 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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