Code editors summary
There are many different code editors out there varying greatly in terms of functionality and complexity, and figuring out which one is right for you is not always an easy task. You have to consider what features you will need, what extra features you would like to have, and what you're willing to sacrifice.
Code editors are designed with specific features useful to people who write code such as syntax highlighting, code completion, and tabs.
As soon as you start writing code, you should use a code editor. Beginners should start with a simple code editorthat has only a few features so they can learn to do things manually at first. Remember that there is no absolutely best code editor, it all depends on your needs/preferences.
The tutorials in this section included information on a variety of code editor topics including code editor features, finding a good code editor, code editor programs, command line tools, IDE's, and more.
Code editors quiz
Test your knowledge of this section with the code editors quiz
Pick two or three languages, create a separate directory where you will store files for working with your code editor, write some code and practice working with your code editor.