We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Need a good text editor


kelemvor

Likes # 0

Hi

I'm venturing into the world of programming - chiefly php/mysql at the moment and was wondering if anyone could recommend a good text editor. I'm not looking for anything too fancy, but one that would be good for a beginner - I hear that vim can be hard to get to grips with, but any suggestions would be welcome.

p.s. I currently use XP

Thanks

Like this post
Kemistri

Likes # 0

Vim is good, but so is Notepad++, which I use every day. click here. In other web dev forums, you will find many folk who won't use anything else. If that doesn't appeal (which is unlikely, but everyone is different) SM did a run-down of text editors last year: click here

Like this post
kelemvor

Likes # 0

Hi Kemistri

Thanks for that, I'll have a good look and d/load a couple.

Cheers

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

Apple's 2014 highlights: the most significant Apple news of 2014

IDG UK Sites

See the festive spots creative companies have released for Christmas

IDG UK Sites

Ultimate iOS 8 Tips: 35 awesome and advanced tips for using iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad