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SlickEdit provides software developers with the multi-language, multi-platform code-editing capabilities they need to write better code, faster.

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SlickEdit provides software developers with the multi-language, multi-platform code-editing capabilities they need to write better code, faster.


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SlickEdit
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Year Founded
1988
HQ Location
Morrisville, NC
Twitter
@SlickEdit
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Analista de Sistemas
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

This text editor has excellent script functions. Another positive feature of SlickEdit is that it can be configured to integrate with MySQL. Also very important are customization options, which allow you to change from the theme of the interface to the colors that will be highlighted in the code syntax. In addition, the application is updated frequently, so you will always be at the forefront of the world of programming. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I can't find negatives about SlickEdit. In my opinion, after each update the software surprises with increasingly powerful and easy-to-use features. This tool can be used for years without problems. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Try and buy this text editor, to greatly improve your way of programming. SlickEdit is powerful and has two different versions, capable of satisfying your needs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In the organization where I work I am responsible for designing and developing applications or web pages following the business processes that they are established through each client, so to maintain quality standards and quickly write lines of code I use SlickEdit, which has tools for highlighting syntax, integrations with databases, as well as connecting it directly to Git to load projects. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Securities Administration Services Analyst II
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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What do you like best?

It’s straightforward. There is nothing I don’t understand about this software. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There are too many buttons. There should be a better organization of keys. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

None Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Na Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

That it has brief emulation. Though it is not perfect, it can be programmed. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It is a bit of a pain to work with other tools to share the project/build management when you go between debugging and programming/editing. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Get the trial and try it. It is always a pain to set up all the build/project at first, but that is try with most IDEs and editors. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Having an editor that I like. I miss having Brief. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UW
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Slickedit is lightweight and loads in a hurry. I like the ease of customization and how I can integrate it with other applications (version control). Another plus is the compare tool which can compare whole folders as well as individual files. I like the small memory footprint and that it does not slow down my laptop. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

One thing I don't like so much is when I put my machine on sleep and come back up, Slickedit will ask for the license and if any files were open through network share, and the network location was inaccessible, it would either make me close them or keep them open but show them as unsaved. I understand the reason but I wish there was a better solution. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Get used to the project view as soon as possible. There might be a small learning curve there but it saves so much time later. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

For me, Slickedit is the editor of choice for scripting and programming. It is able to automate a lot of indentation and helps with getting a project view where searching references and definitions is a cinch. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UD
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Customization

Layout

Workspace/Project features Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

There isn't a whole lot to say about disliking SlickEdit. One feature I haven't explored too greatly is the source control integration. It hasn't fit my use, but it may work great for others. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Take the time to customize your setup. Don't forget to make a workspace and a project - it will make life much easier. I have had colleagues who search in all files rather than finding references/definitions. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Software Development Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UW
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

I like the variety of programming languages it supports . Its very similar to notepad++ Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Its not free . Notepad++ has most if not all its functionalities Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

recommended for c programmers Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use for C programming , it can get references for functions which is the most useful features Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Software Developer
Computer Software
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Its fast. I mean fast.

Opens in less than 3 seconds.

Finding methods, functions, class, variables is instantaneous.

It opens any type of file without the need to click the mouse 5 times.

Easy to learn the basics. You can set the shortcuts mappings to any of the major existing IDEs which will boost up your productivity in the beginning.

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What do you dislike?

Step learning curve for the more advanced features (macros).

Auto complete could be improved but it is OK as is.

Configuring the project to compile, debug etc. is complicated; although very powerful, Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was working in mainly in C at the time.

I have used Slick Edit for java as well.

The greater benefit is speed, and if you have the patience to configure the macros, it can really be a pleasure to make some repetitive tasks. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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IS
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Syntax coloring, lightweight and fast, supported under Linux, very configurable, very good indexing. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The product doesn't have free version or at least open source version for Linux developers. Once was some problem with corrct license setup. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

When I used this tool it was midlleware development for STB on the market. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Systems Lead
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

The two things I like best about code edit is the ability to set up an entire project and how easy it is to search code and navigate to areas of interest. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I haven't really found anything that I dislike about slickedit. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I would say just try it and see how useful it is. I have taken it to several work environments and many people liked using it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I am designing, implementing and debugging code. There have been multiple occasions where I have been able to search efficiently and find issues much faster than would otherwise be possible. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Analyste-Programmeur
Information Technology and Services
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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What do you like best?

- Work on big files.

- To be able to select records precisely.

- To be able to select column too.

- To use TSO commands.

- I add some registries to have the possibility to choose in menu right click mouse with the correct size. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

- Sometimes (but it's rare), it close abruptly but it's happen when I open a new file. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

To be able to use TSO command to modify file Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Files with different width size and a lot of different record type Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UR
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

It has an excellent ability to manage large code bases, allowing me to easily jump around between intertwined C++ files efficiently. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

It would be nice if syntax highlighting was faster to update. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm able to write, develop, maintain, and test code within large code bases very easily with SlickEdit. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CC
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Lots of macros which make it easier to use it Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Show log files as a spreadsheet so I can hide some columns Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Log review Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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