An open source modern text editor is Brackets. It is useful for web development because it does not inject unwanted characters that may corrupt what you write, unlike some other text editors.
Brackets is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor.
Brackets Modern Text Editor
We blend visual tools into the editor so you get the right amount of help when you want it. With new features and extensions released every 3-4 weeks, it’s like getting presents all year long.
We blend visual tools into the editor so you get the right amount of help when you want it without getting in the way of your creative process. You’ll enjoy writing code in Brackets.
Brackets was founded by Adobe as a community guided, open source project to push web development editors to the next level. Brackets is released under the MIT License.