Using Notepad++ for Web Development

Configuring the Notepad++ text editor my way

I like real IDEs for console and application programming, but for web development I’ve always felt most comfortable using a text editor. Notepad++ is my editor of choice because it is fast and feature rich. Editor Settings Go to Settings -> Preferences to change the default settings for NP++. I turn on Multi-Editing Settings, which allows you to make multiple selections and edit them at the same time. Basically, this gives you multiple cursors that output the same text. I switch the Folder…