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    VB/C#: Visual Studio 2010
    Java: Eclipse
    Anything else: Notepad++

    I love notepad++, so easy to use
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    (Original post by MarcD)
    I love notepad++, so easy to use
    Same, I like Notepad++
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    I like Dreamweaver, But i am always using net beans for coding. That is a enhanced software package which includes lot of tools and options for easy coding.
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    (Original post by SubSonic912)
    Just downloaded and installed Vim, and I really liked it. I hacked the core files to change the colour scheme; now its a black background with green writing which I think gives the software a very retro feel.
    Uhh... most normal people would just use .vimrc :p:
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    (Original post by estel)
    Uhh... most normal people would just use .vimrc :p:
    LOL my way was more fun :P
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    Emacs!

    Absolutely fantastic when you can remember the keyboard shortcuts.
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    Depends on the language but:

    I use mac so;

    XCode for Objective C
    Netbeans for Java and Android
    Sublime Text 2
    CodeRunner
    Dreamweaver CS5.5
    Python 2.7 and 3.2 IDLE
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    Ps for windows - Notepad ++ is one of the best.
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    I have heard that Visual Studio is generally acknowledged as the best IDE in the software industry as a general tool. Personally, I use Eclipse since I am teaching myself to program for Android and it seems to be the best supported in that area.
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    (Original post by Bobifier)
    I have heard that Visual Studio is generally acknowledged as the best IDE in the software industry as a general tool. Personally, I use Eclipse since I am teaching myself to program for Android and it seems to be the best supported in that area.
    Yeh, the ADT makes it stupid to attempt to develop Android apps in VS, even if VS handled Java natively.
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    Visual Studio is my favourite for development on Windows in C/C++/.NET languages, then I use Notepad++ for web coding (HTML/JavaScript/PHP/etc).

    I used to use Dreamweaver back when it was version MX 2004 but I agree that it was bulky then and it's bulky now, though I will agree it has a few nicer features these days like automatic code-completion.
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    xCode for Objective C.
    Visual Studio for .Net/C++ stuff.
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    I use netbeans for Java. DevC++ is good and eclipse.
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    Here's my list of software that I use:

    iPad: Diet Coda, Textastic
    Mac: XCode, Zend Studio, Coda, PhpStorm.
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    Notepad++.


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    Notepad++
    Sublime Text 2

    Recently started using Sublime Text 2 for some projects and it's awesome, easy to install plugins with huge functionality, can't go wrong!
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    Visual Studio is the best.
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    VB or C# : Visual Studio (So good!)
    Java : Eclipse
    Anything else : Notepad ++ / Sublime Text

    :P
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    pfft notepad.

    I don't open up anything codey unless it's with Notepad++ -- Simple, lightweight, there's a port version. Syntax highlights for you, etc.

    For things like PHP I usually open up NetBeans, and for Java I have Eclipse, just for a bit of an IDE.
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    I keep trying to get into visual studio (2010, express) but everytime I'm reminded why I prefer using codeblocks.

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