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 5.4K GitHub stars and 229 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Slap's open source repository on GitHub
Why developers like Slap?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Slap
- first-class mouse support
- GUI editor-like keybindings*
- copying/pasting with OS clipboard support
- 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
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Visual Studio Code
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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.
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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.