80% of notepad++ users are programmers...
macros are very useful for programming...

Textpad Cool Features (www.textpad.com):
    Pros:
        Advanced macros.
        Macros can record find/replace command, and any shortcut function.
        Find option "Extend Selection" is very useful for macros.
        Generate Sequence Numbers for replace. ex: "a a a" (replace "a" by "/i(0,10)" ) generates: "0 10 20"
    Cons:
        Dont ve regular expression matches replace like editplus ex: "a b c" (replace "(a)(.*)(b)" by "\3\2\1") generates: "c b a"
       
   
Editplus Cool Features (www.editplus.com):
        Macro record ALL Editor Commands.
        Macro can record find/replace command and any shortcut function.
        Regular expression matches replace ex: "a b c" (replace "(a)(.*)(b)" by "\3\2\1") generates: "c b a"
        Browser HTML Preview
        Toolbars
        FTP Upload
       
Notepad ++:
    Pros:
        Indent guide
        Minimize to systray
        Fast evolution (updates, add features...)

    Cons:
        Very basic macros engine.
        Very basic find/replace engine.

My favorite editor is editplus, that 've a lot of cool features...

PLEASE, IMPLEMENT PLUGINS ADD-IN!!!!!