Honestly, like a said up above, you really don’t need a fancy text editor for front end development. My programming application of choice is Sublime Text. However, if you would prefer to check out your options, here are some other choices:
- Notepad++ – a free text editor. Works in Mac, Windows, Linux
- Coda – The nice thing about this application is it has FTP support, terminal access, reference books, and mysql. Mac only. Costs about $99.
TranscriptSarah: Now I bet all of you must be excited to do some coding!
Bee: I know we are!
Sarah: However, there are some things we're going to have to cover before we start coding.
Bee: Just like an artist need things like ink and paper to draw . . .
Sarah: ... there are some things a budding programmer needs to write code.