Notepad++ is a text editor and source code editor for use with Microsoft Windows that supports several programming languages. Notepad++ was developed by Don Ho in September 2003.
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Sublime Text is a proprietary cross-platform source code editor with a Python application programming interface (API). It natively supports many programming languages and markup languages, and functions can be added by users with plugins, typically community-built and maintained under free-software licenses.
Visual Studio Code (VS Code) is an open-source source code editor from Microsoft available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Visual Studio Code was announced on April 29, 2015. It is one of the fastest adopting code editors, in Stack Overflow 2018 Developer Survey, Visual Studio Code was ranked the most popular developer environment tool.