A Mature Programmer’s Text Editor in Java – jEdit

In previous article A Free & Open Source Source Code Editor (MIT License) – FlashDevelop we have introduced a excellent .Net script editor: FlashDevelop. Then in this article we will introduce you a programmer’s text editor which very ease of use. It is the jEdit which written by Java and a free open source software. The main features as following:

  • Written in Java, so it runs on Mac OS X, OS/2, Unix, VMS and Windows.
  • Built-in macro language; extensible plugin architecture. Dozens of macros and plugins available.
  • Plugins can be downloaded and installed from within jEdit using the “plugin manager” feature.
  • Auto indent, and syntax highlighting for more than 130 languages.
  • Supports a large number of character encodings including UTF8 and Unicode.
  • Folding for selectively hiding regions of text.
  • Word wrap.
  • Highly configurable and customizable.
  • Every other feature, both basic and advanced, you would expect to find in a text editor.

    You could get more details and download it in following URL:

    http://www.jedit.org/index.php?page=download

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