Recommended Code Editors, How To Use Them and Other Cool Features

Introduction

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!

Free Editors

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!

Download It Here

Atom

Atom is a brilliant free editor that has a beautiful and simple UI and has a great smart auto completion feature.

Download It Here

Others

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.

VS Code

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.