There are many great cod editors that can help you to code and learn. Today we are going to be showing you our recommended editors, how to use them and some cool features!
These are all free and can be downloaded simply by using the links.
Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code (or VS Code) is an incredible free program that can help you edit your code, find bugs and many more cool features that you can add!
Atom is a brilliant free editor that has a beautiful and simple UI and has a great smart auto completion feature.
There are many other great editors and over time they will be added to this list.
How to use them
We will run you through how to get them set up and ready to go.
Visual Studio Code is one of our favourites, in this section we will be running you through how to use it and set it up.
Download and Setup
To start please download VS Code from the link above and run through the necessary steps to open it for your device. You should see a screen like this:
Click on the icon circled above and then ‘Open Folder’.
Select the folder you want to open which has your current code inside or press Command + N to open a new file. You should now be able to edit your file! When you are finished click Command + S to save it to the location you want.