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What's the best shareware Javascript editor out there?

What's the best non-shareware Javascript editor out there?

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Michel PlungjanIT Expert
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I use homesite from http://www.allaire.com/ because of the code highlighting and because I already have it.

Any editor with syntax highlighting should be ok.

I used to use Notepad...

Michel
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b) Legal copy of Interdev

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here are some shareware versions. they work!!

Javascript Editor 2.5
  http://tucows.wau.nl/adnload/nt/dljse2emnt.html

Java Script Maker
http://info.apnpc.com.au/swlib/Computer_Programming/Programmers_Utilities/000S8I.html

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Platypus Javascript editor
www.c-point.com

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Sorry I do it by hand. I feel I have more control over what I type. However I steal some code from some site, look at the code and make it the way I want to.

Using a editor have always restriction but is easiest way to go.

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I always use ultraedit, it's really great with tons of functions.

http://www.ultraedit.com

xabi
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Xabi: Am I mistaken but does this http://www.ultraedit.com/products/synhlt2.gif
not show that javascript in comments to hide the script will not be syntax hightlighted???

Michel

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mplungjan yes, you are right, but take a look here:
http://todoweb.webhostme.com/ultraedit.gif
it's a .js file and its hightlighted.

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Homesite is my favorite too.  I've been using it for years...
-Josh

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If you want just some hightlight stuff, you can use an editor such as MS Visual C++ or MS J++.

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there's only one:
http://www.emacs.org/
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brrrrrr
then rather edlin

Michel

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Is that in another language?  You lost me... :(

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www.textpad.com

I rest my case
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I use textpad instead of notepad for quickj editing.
Three things:
I have no js syntax highlighting (possibly installable?)
alt-s-r no longer works - a PAIN
Syncscroll doesn't alway sync - Arakis merge is a better file comparer

Michel

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Thanks for all your comments. I don't know who to post points to. mplungjan, since you are the lead expert in jscript, I will give them to you.

Regards,
Tmess
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Thanks - very friendly - next time feel free to give them to a more needy person ;-)

Michel

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