Top 10 CSS Editors [Review]

Top 10 CSS Editors [Review] hongkiat.com3 months ago in #Web Design Love31

CSS is a simple language that it does not need a special editor to write. But having the right code editor will help you minimize errors while writing the CSS code, and overall boost your productivity. I know that for some developers, a code editor is a personal preference; some of you might already have one depending on your needs and project requirement. If you just get started however and not sure which code editor you’d like to use, here we highlight several of the best options — free and paid — editor that comes with great features. Without further ado, let’s jump to see the full list. 10 Websites to Test Your Codes Online 10 Websites to Test Your Codes Online Modern trends and webapps have dramatically changed the way web developers can build. Obviously you need some type… Read more Visual Studio Code A relatively new code editor compared to the others that are on this list, Visual Studio Code has quickly become one of the most popular code editor currently, especially among web developers. It features numerous syntax highlighting for many languages out of the box, including CSS and CSS Pre-processor like SCSS and LESS. Some of the extentions such as CSS IntelliSense, CSS Peek, and CSS Modules make it even more powerful when working with CSS. Compatibility: Windows, macOS, and Linux Notable Feature: Fast, Works out of the box with many language and tools like Gulp and Grunt, and great collection of extensions. Notepad A free source code editor, and notably a “Notepad” replacement in Windows. It’s simple, run fast, and supports several languages, including CSS and comes with features like Word completion, Function completion and Function parameters hint to help be more productive when composing CSS. Compatibility: Windows Notable Feature: Syntax highlighting and folding, Macro recording and playback, and Document Map WebStorm JetBrain’s IDE that implements proper auto completion for everything, including CSS, also you can get notified about CSS problems on the fly. It also integrates with tools like Stylelint out-of-the-box which could help you on format and maintain consistency on your CSS codes. Compatibility: Windows, macOS, and Linux Notable Feature: Seamless integration withe web development tools like Stylelint, Grunt, Gulp, and NPM. Built in tools for debuggin and tracing, and smarter auto-completion. Coda An advanced code editor with a built-in CSS editor that provides you two CSS editing mode for more flexible designing experience, able to see the result instantly after changes made. On top of that, you can also override a site’s CSS right within its Live Preview tool in the editor. Compatibility: macOS Notable Feature: TouchBar integration, live preview, and built-in SFTP/FTP. Atom A free and open-source code editor built by Github. It comes with more than just code editing features. It has an embedded Git Control that seamlessly integrates with GitHub. You can also install numerous add-ons for CSS to enhance the experience with CSS editing. Compatibility: Windows, macOS, and Linux Notable Feature: Easily extendable and hackable through various APIs and works with CSS and popular CSS pre-processors out of the box.  » Read More

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