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For navigating projects and development, VS Code...for anything else, Notepad++! especially love the search functionality!
 

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For navigating projects and development, VS Code...for anything else, Notepad++! especially love the search functionality!

Yup, this. Notepadd++ has a heck of a lot of functionality that's not immediately apparent, and then you get into the plugins...
 

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Most of my coding is done in nVim these days with a bucketload of plugins.
 

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Without instigating a vim war. what editor do you guys use and why?
After getting a custom keyboard with layers for code navigation without moving to the arrow cluster, I find I am using a lot less of emacs and mostly gravitate towards vscode.

One of the main attractions of a custom keyboard was to be able to navigate easily regardless of the editor.
 

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Quite a variety here! Nice.

I use VSCode or pyCharm for programming, sublime for editing random files etc and vi for configuration/implementation on servers.

I'm really enjoying VSCode at the moment, but for python I can't say it offers much above Sublime. I use iTerm as a dedicated terminal, so I hardly ever use the terminal in VSCode. Maybe I should adjust my workflow abit.

For those of you that do not have programmable keyboards yet.... It is time my friends.
 

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VS Code for "fun", IntelliJ for work, ++ for quick temporary stuff, nano when touching production, Obsidian for md/notes,
 

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IDE: Anything from JetBrains, currently using Rider.

Editor: VS Code, a lot of plug-in support for things like Hex, Markdown, JS, HTML. Simplifies workflows like launching a local server then Ngrok.

Notepad++ when I want to do something quickly in the raw text or working cross platform and encodings might be an issue.
 

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Project dependant but usually VS Code, Notepad++ or nano... then Excel.
 

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VSCode. With a crapload of plugins. Once you've dialled in all your snippets, shortcuts and settings the way you like it, it's absolute heaven.

Intellij for Java.

Pycharm + Jupyter Notebook for Python.

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Nano if I have to edit something in terminal.
 

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My comment was in jest. Although I've never dabbled, I've seen some crazy financial analysis done in PowerQuery.

Edit: Is it now called Power Pivot? I dunno.
In Excel when you choose ‘Get Data’ and you pick a JSON file, the feature that allows you to parse and transform is PowerQuery.
It gets really powerful when you point it at a directory full of similar JSON files or similar data but in different formats like XML, essentially you can combine everything into one common data model.

Then you can pivot on that model or export back out etc.
 

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Vim, vscode and a lot of JetBrains tools for laziness and love live templating in DataGrip for SQL queries and connects to a boat load of DB's incl lots of noSQL.

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In Excel when you choose ‘Get Data’ and you pick a JSON file, the feature that allows you to parse and transform is PowerQuery.
It gets really powerful when you point it at a directory full of similar JSON files or similar data but in different formats like XML, essentially you can combine everything into one common data model.

Then you can pivot on that model or export back out etc.
Ah! That's pretty cool. That wasn't what the dude was using. Think maybe macros? My Excel knowledge is non existent. I can only =sum()
 

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In Excel when you choose ‘Get Data’ and you pick a JSON file, the feature that allows you to parse and transform is PowerQuery.
It gets really powerful when you point it at a directory full of similar JSON files or similar data but in different formats like XML, essentially you can combine everything into one common data model.

Then you can pivot on that model or export back out etc.
I fully support converting JSON and XML data to any other format, even if that format is excel 🤪
 

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VS code for front-end stuff and visual studio for c#. Notepad++ to quickly edit random files.
 

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> Renames .xlsx to .zip then extracts
Oh look more XML than you started with lol
Good point. /starts converting all xlsx files to xls
But on a serious note, compressing XML mitigates half of the issues I have with it.
 

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VS Code, otherwise Nano for terminal, VIM for the memes.
 

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