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I recently got my first Mac, but I can’t find a good code editor for it … I’ve already tried Coda, Espresso, net beans and text wrangler, but nothing beats notepad ++.

I basically need a simple code editor with a good syntax highlighting and without all those auto complete functions (I hate them, they mess up my whole code grrr).

I also need those lines that notepad ++ create on the divs … well I don’t how to explain what they are :)

Any suggestions? I’m thinking on installing WinBottler just to run notepad on my mac :P

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sillybarbarian
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Wow, I want to buy a Mac just for the Coda and you easily get rid of it for notepad ++.

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Arre
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Textmate?

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MikesBakery said
Wow, I want to buy a Mac just for the Coda and you easily get rid of it for notepad ++.

When I was a PC user I also wanted a mac just to use coda :P After using it I realized that it wasn’t that good (at least for me). It messed up my whole code with those auto complete features and it is really expensive …

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meydjer
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diogoredin said
I recently got my first Mac, but I can’t find a good code editor for it … I’ve already tried Coda, Espresso, net beans and text wrangler, but nothing beats notepad ++.

I basically need a simple code editor with a good syntax highlighting and without all those auto complete functions (I hate them, they mess up my whole code grrr).

I also need those lines that notepad ++ create on the divs … well I don’t how to explain what they are :)

Any suggestions? I’m thinking on installing WinBottler just to run notepad on my mac :P

I think you just are not used with Coda yet. It is MUCH better than Notepad++. :)

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PabloFierro
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I think this is just about personal preference, I switched from windows to os x because I wanted to use Espresso. I haven’t looked back since then.

It’s by far a better experience for web development.

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sevenspark
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You could try Aptana, but I think it’s more like the ones you don’t like http://www.aptana.com/

I’m guessing most IDEs allow you to turn off autocomplete if you’re that offended by it ;) These things are pretty customizable these days.

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cudazi
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Up until today I’ve been on Aptana as sevenspark mentioned but it was overkill for quick edits and such so I’m moving to Coda.

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organicbee
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Coda, Espresso, or BBEdit I think BBEdit is going to be the closest to Notepad++

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Thanks everyone!

I will try BBEdit, as OrganicBeeMedia suggested :)

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