What are the best JavaScript IDEs or editors?

  1. #1
    GB
    Written on September 22, 2017
    George Black
    "I like the idea of color coding to label certain actions, and I also like the overall color theme (dark). The small size is nice, since all it is, is an editor, and therefore I can't imagine why it'd be big in the first place."
  2. #2
    JM
    Written on May 15, 2017
    Jeffrey Miller
    "Atom is great hackable solution for a JavaScript editor. Actually Atom is great solution for any programmer who needs a inexpensive alternative to Sublime. Atom is fully customizable, giving you the option to change the interface, add scripts and other add-ons. Worth the download, and since it is free it is definitely worth trying."
  3. #3
    HM
    Written on February 18, 2017
    Hansika Mukopadhyay
    "This is not a good solution, Vim deal with being a text editor. it doesn't deal with the coding or issues that Java has so it would not work out."
  1. #4
    CM
    Written on January 12, 2017
    Claire Ma
    "I think this is a pretty good solution for the problem. It seems to have a lot of information and relates to the problem at hand."
  2. #5
    LF
    Written on January 27, 2017
    Lisa Fields
    "I was intrigued when I read that this program had a coding assistance feature. Along with the other features this is a good tool. Again, it may be better on a Windows computer."
  3. #6
    SS
    Written on May 17, 2017
    Sara Stephens
    "What can you say about JavaScripts but BORING and tedious. However this editor takes the tediousness out of the equation. They've fixed a lot of the bugs this program had when it first launched. It makes life a lot easier for the programmers like my husband who are still writing in code."
  4. #7
    Codeanywhere
    Websites

    Free - Varies by plan

    BD
    Written on April 15, 2017
    Bryan Davidson
    "As a programmer, finding reliable IDEs for development is critical. It is where you will spend most of your time, so there is nothing worse than an non-user-friendly piece of software. Fortunately, CodeAnywhere knows this frustration and has put out a great piece of software that is highly customizable. They also support collaboration, so you can invite another programmer to view your code in realtime and work on it together if necessary."
  5. #8
    VM
    Written on August 4, 2017
    Vincent May
    "I love to edit Javascript, but some of the methods were cumbersome. I searched for help and could find nothing. I then was told about Codenvy, which gave me an easy to use work-space to make these Javascript edits. Set your storage to a local computer or a cloud means you can take your work with you."
  6. #9
    J
    Written on March 6, 2017
    Juan Antonio Ortega
    "Sublime Text 3 is still in beta. Usually this is fine and normal. With Sublime Text 3 I ran into too many problem and frustrating issues. Great concept, too poor execution."
  7. #10
    Komodo IDE
    Software

    Windows

    Free - Free Trial No Card

    ZH
    Written on January 4, 2017
    Zheng Hao
    "Komodo IDE is one of the best editors I have ever used. I got my framework down to an art using this."
  8. #11
    AWS
    Websites

    Varies by plan

    JS
    Written on May 28, 2017
    John Schneider
    "Cloud9 is a cloud computing platform that allows people to save their programming spaces onto the cloud. It has native Nodejs support but the actual IDE for cloud 9 isn't that great when compared to desktop options that are not cloud based. There is no plugin functionality in Cloud9 which makes it difficult to extend the platform and add things like snippets and specific intellisense for different versions of JavaScript."
  9. #12
    CS
    Written on January 15, 2017
    Catherine Schmidt
    "When you want to get your work in Java done fast, Neovim's your tool. It makes getting things done so much easier, and even helps you find your mistakes. I can't recommend it enough, and I hate Java with a passion."
  10. #13
    LL
    Written on May 22, 2017
    Lauren Lane
    "Although this solution was a little more confusing, it did include useful information for this problem. It says it is workable through MacOS, but it was slow on my computer. It may have worked better on windows."
  11. #14
    Visual Studio
    Software

    Windows

    Free - varies by plan

    JJ
    Written on June 10, 2017
    Jason James
    "Visual Studio is a fantastic tool, even as its free base version. I've used this for countless hours of editing C++ coding and yes, it can be used for JavaScript as well. There's absolutely no downside to trying it out and if you like it, buying the better version will go a long ways."
  12. #15
    MK
    Written on March 11, 2017
    Michael Kennedy
    "This Komodo Edit its more of a simpler (elegant nonetheless) version of its IDE counterpart. To me. it feels very intuitive, non-complicated and with all basic features necessary. I use it for editing HTML, XML and text files basically. It's definitely not the best available HTML editor out there but its free and useful. I recommend it if you are developer more than a designer."
  13. #16
    AC
    Written on July 6, 2017
    Angela Carpenter
    "I believe this is a decent solution. I am not very familiar with JavaScript IDEs so I can't say for sure but from what I recognize it looks like a good place to work on as well as test your work on different formats. The site is nice."
  14. #17
    TD
    Written on April 10, 2017
    Tammy Daniels
    "Looks great. Doesn't seem like you would need any other type of writing program if you have this. I would definitely plan to download it."
  15. #18
    Codelobster
    Software

    Windows

    Free - Varies by plan

    AW
    Written on January 24, 2017
    Amber Walsh
    "Editing Javascript can be done without much issues if you use a program like Codelobster. It makes developing and troubleshooting code much easier. It has an autocomplete feature which will help cut down on technical errors and bugs."
  16. #19
    AK
    Written on April 10, 2017
    Ayaan Kapur
    "This solved my problem somewhat well. It was a good site to have available when I did not have access to other tools that were stored locally. Some debugging features I tend to use a lot are not available, though - it's kind of "barebones"."
  17. #20
    DK
    Written on September 22, 2017
    Debra Keller
    "NetBeans includes a lot of lot of code and project types in C and C++, allowing you to easily start a project. It lets you play around a lot more and figure out projects."

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Summary

Best JavaScript IDEs or editors
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 WebStorm Software 284 Free
2 Atom Software 268 Free
3 Vim Software 230 Free
4 Brackets Software 218 Free
5 IntelliJ IDEA Software 208 Paid
6 Emacs Software 196 Free
7 Codeanywhere Websites 171 Free
8 Codenvy Software 165 Paid
9 Sublime Text Software 147 Paid
10 Komodo IDE Software 126 Free
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