What do you like best?
It is one of the best text editors in the market and free, supports a large number of programming languages, I currently work in the retail area and I need to edit different types of languages, PL / SQL, java, sql, XML among many others, being this way, this tool is very useful for me, since it gives me the opportunity to work on these languages just a click away, plus it has many useful pluggins that make the editing and programming faster and easier, it really helps a lot.
Added to this is a very light program so it does not use much memory, large amounts of files can be opened and the memory is not affected, it always has an update that solves some bug and a great performance, an application very used in the computer area of my company.
What do you dislike?
Although it is a very complete and useful tool you can improve some things to make it even better, such as:
This tool is very used by programmers, so if it were possible to add the function of executing the code or make a deploy would be perfect, I know it is not an IDE, but this would give a plus to their technical capabilities.
Versioning the application to be used in various devices or operating systems, if possible to communicate with each other devices and thus have your files connected and editable from different devices.
Make the graphic interface editable, be able to change the skins.
To be able to upload to the cloud, an own version of notepad.
Recommendations to others considering the product
When you need a versatile, intuitive text editor that can handle different languages and for free, Notepad ++ is what you are looking for, it covers all the technical needs, it has a lot of useful plugins that will help you in your work and editing.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
When the company presented the need for a text editor that handled all the languages used in the area, it was very complete with the necessary tools and pluggins for the work and it was free, notepad was the answer, with this application it was they supplied all the technical needs that were needed in the area, leaving all workers happy with their versatility and usefulness.