I was recently watching an episode of hak5 on my ipod and got turned on to a cool source code editor and all around notepad replacement for Windows called Notepad++. This application is completely free, doesn’t take a lot of resources to run, and is snap to install.
Some cool features of Notepad++
1. Tabs: Notepad++ has a tabbing system similar to the new Internet Explorer so you can open and switch between numerous files at the same time.
2. Lists Line Numbers: Will list the line numbers in a file so you know what line you are editing or just how many lines are in a file.
3. Language Support: Supports viewing files in lots of different languages including the deault Normal Text, PHP, Ruby, C, C++, CSS, and the list goes on.
There are lots of other cool features so be sure to download Notepad++ and check it out.