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Pro Handles very large text files very quickly
Pro Easy to get started, especially for Java.
When you want practically zero learning curve and a quick start to writing code, I go to TextPad. Especially for small Java projects, TextPad is the goto editor for me.
Pro Large number of syntax highlighting addons.
It's easy to add a new syntax highlighted language to TextPad.