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Which program do you use for coding?

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madskl    1

I was thinking about trying to switch out Dreamweaver with something else that is a lot more coding related. Even though in CS5 there are a lot of features in DW it still doesn't feel like a piece of software to code in.

So I was thinking I would get some suggestions here. I've seen some programs that actually have the black background with colored codes - how well is that for the eyes for longer coding runs?

I'm primarily doing PHP, HTML & CSS.

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-JMC-    0

For PHP, HTML and CSS just use Notepad++.

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ahmz    28

Dreamweaver CS5 for colour-coding, auto-complete and real-time error checking, which has probably saved me hours of head scratching :p

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zhangm    1,335

I've used Notepad2 for coding. Simple and fast with syntax highlighting.

Dark content on a light or white background minimizes visual fatigue.

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rajputwarrior    280

i use dreamweaver on windows for the reason above, thought notepad++ is really good too.

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AnthonySterling    11

Quick edits, Komodo Edit; projects, Netbeans or Eclipse. :)

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mail    10

Vim

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Cupcakes    151

Windows 7 - Dreamweaver (integrated FTP ftw), InType (w/ CuteFTP)

OSX - Coda (w/ Transmit)

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inferniac    38

Netbeans for bigger stuff in java (quite nice GUI swing designer), Notepad++ for minor stuff, DEV-C++ for rare times when I use C++.

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game_over    801

When i used windows i used PHPEDIT

Now i use OSX and use Coda

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game_over    801

Windows 7 - Dreamweaver (integrated FTP ftw), InType (w/ CuteFTP)

OSX - Coda (w/ Transmit)

What are the benefits of using Trasmit with Coda? Since Coda already has built in transfer capabilities.

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+i11usive    6,086

Visual Studio 2010 Premium

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team_NOOB    17

Recently moved to Coda (previously used Dreamweaver)

Still getting used to it - but it doesn't feel as bloated as Dreamweaver. It has internal FTP client as well. Nice design and is always being updated with new features.

Plus you can save your code snippets for easy insertion.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAai13QsYX8

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Cupcakes    151

What are the benefits of using Trasmit with Coda? Since Coda already has built in transfer capabilities.

Because it blows.

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TOWFAS    0

I used mainly Dreamweaver, but now I've started using Eclipse (PDT version). The debugging features are pretty cool for PHP Dev (step-by-step debugging, breakpoints, etc.).

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SaLiVa    3

Visual Studio 2010... heh. Wrong coding?

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+Human.Online    8,610

Aptana Studio + SQLYog

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sweetsam    31

Former Dreamweaver user. Currently WeBuilder 2010 for html, css, js. Phpdesigner for php.

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Tailwind    329

We use Netbeans at work because of its Symfony integration.

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CATTANK    0

I'm mainly developing on .Net so its Visual Studio, I also use a bit of Expression Studio (mainly web and blend). When I'm doing PHP I use VS.PHP which is an add-on allowing you to develop using php through Visual Studio. For quick edits I simply use notepad2

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game_over    801

Because it blows.

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Julius Caro    55

Question should be what do I not use?

For Java.. Netbeans. For matlab, the matlab editor. When working with visual C/C++ projects, the visual studio IDE... reasons? They have their own autocorrects, or because it will show me tooltips with the functions required arguments as I type.

But when I'm just reviewing code or comparing stuff or whatever, I always use Notepad++, because of the colour coding.

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painejake    3

TextMate for just looking over files and it intergrates nicely with CyberDuck.

Xcode for Cocoa and Mono for C# (Been trying it out under Unix/Linux lately) and of course Coda for HTML/CSS.

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jbrooksuk    1

Sublime Text.

First development program I paid for.

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TemperingPick    2

Vim for Bash, Perl and Python but Vim is just a good all around editor.

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