These days, most developers work inside an integrated development environment (IDE). But, there are still times when you need a text editor.
Developer and TechRepublic blogger Justin James put together a list of five free (or open source) text editors that he feels are worth checking out. In this week's TR Dojo episode, I take a quick look at the editors on his list:
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.