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Sublime-like terminal-based text editor
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What is Slap?

slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.
Slap is a tool in the Text Editor category of a tech stack.
Slap is an open source tool with 6K GitHub stars and 257 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Slap's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Slap?

Pros of Slap
Great for SSH sessions and git commit messages

Slap's Features

  • first-class mouse support
  • GUI editor-like keybindings*
  • copying/pasting with OS clipboard support
  • undo/redo
  • syntax highlighting for many languages
  • a Sublime-like file sidebar
  • select word to highlight other occurrences
  • double-click to select word
  • easy-to-use finding with regex support
  • bracket matching
  • ... many other features that will make you leave nano, vim, and emacs behind

Slap Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Slap?
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Visual Studio Code
Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
Sublime Text
Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
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.
Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.
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