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Discussion on: Can you hand write a website in Notepad?

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Denys Séguret

I build all my sites and even the complex web applications in vi. Is that OK ?

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Thomas Pikauli Author

I don't know, you tell me!

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Matthew Daly

I use Neovim and I've never felt like I was missing anything from an IDE. Thanks to PHPactor I've even got the sort of refactoring tools things like PHPStorm make a big song and dance about.

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Idan Arye

You can't compare Neovim to Notepad. Vim/Neovim are power editors - like Sublime, VSCode, Atom, or even Notepad++.

Vi, on the other hand, is comparable to Notepad.