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EditPlus is my ultimate friend when it comes to programming, especially for Java. While other IDEs such as Eclipse and NetBeans are features-rich and hard-to-replace by a light weight editor like EditPlus; you will always need a neat environment for your small projects. Think of all the wasted time and unnecessary code forced by NetBeans every time you start a new project!
EditPlus can be downloaded from: http://www.editplus.com/. To compile and run Java files go to
Tools -> Configure User Tools then click ‘Add Tool >>‘.
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Searching a string using the ‘Find‘ or ‘Find & Replace‘ function in text editors highlights the relevant match (e.g. searching ‘le‘ highlights it inside words such as ‘apple‘, ‘please’ etc). However, some advanced editors such as Notepad++ (I mention Notepad++ in my examples since its my favourite so far!) supports the use of regex, which recently saved me hours of manually replacing strings and numeric values in files containing HTML and JacaScript codes.