Microsoft Notepad++ is a comprehensive text editing program that can be used to replace the standard Notepad program. Like Notepad, Notepad++ can be used to edit and create simple text files, but it can also be used to edit and create source code. Notepad++ was created as a simple and small editor that could be used to write and edit in a variety of programming languages.
Notepad++ was written in C++ and was first released towards the end of 2003. Notepad++ was released with a GNU General Public License and works primarily on the Windows Operating System. Notepad++ supports a huge number of programming languages such as Batch, C, C++, C-Sharp, Lisp, Lua, Flash, Shell, SQL, TCL XML, YAML and many more. There have also been a number of plugins and updates released for the Notepad++ program, improving on current features and adding more.
Notepad++ includes bookmarks, auto-completion, project organization and syntax highlighting. It also comes equipped with an FTP Browser. Notepad++ is a small and simple program that packs a powerful punch when it comes to programming and editing source code.