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Neovim

Vim's rebirth for the 21st century
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What is Neovim?

Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture.
Neovim is a tool in the Text Editor category of a tech stack.
Neovim is an open source tool with 34.3K GitHub stars and 2.5K GitHub forks. Here鈥檚 a link to Neovim's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Neovim?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use Neovim in their tech stacks, including MAK IT, General, and Focus21 Inc..

Developers
146 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Neovim.

Neovim Integrations

Why developers like Neovim?

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use Neovim
Neovim Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Neovim in their tech stack.

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We use Neovim because it is the most productive and fastest text-editor/IDE available. We chose Neovim over Vim because of the community behind it. We prefer the vision of Neovim of that of Vim. To stay productive across multiple machines on any OS Neovim is the only solution that we see fit.

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Neovim's Features

  • More powerful plugins
  • Better GUI architecture
  • First-class support for embedding

Neovim Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Neovim?
Vim
Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is distributed free as charityware.
Atom
At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
Kakoune
Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi鈥檚 ones. Kakoune can operate in two modes, normal and insertion. In insertion mode, keys are directly inserted into the current buffer. In normal mode, keys are used to manipulate the current selection and to enter insertion mode.
Emacs
GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor鈥攁nd more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
SpaceVim
SpaceVim is a Modular configuration, a bundle of custom settings and plugins, for Vim. It got inspired by spacemacs.
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Neovim's Followers
172 developers follow Neovim to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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