CodeMirror vs. Ace

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What is CodeMirror?

CodeMirror is a JavaScript component that provides a code editor in the browser. When a mode is available for the language you are coding in, it will color your code, and optionally help with indentation.

What is Ace?

Ace is a standalone code editor written in JavaScript. Our goal is to create a browser based editor that matches and extends the features, usability and performance of existing native editors such as TextMate, Vim or Eclipse. It can be easily embedded in any web page or JavaScript application.
Why do developers choose CodeMirror?
Why do you like CodeMirror?

Why do developers choose Ace?
Why do you like Ace?

What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
No Cons submitted yet for CodeMirror
Downsides of CodeMirror?

What are the cons of using Ace?
No Cons submitted yet for Ace
Downsides of Ace?

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What companies use CodeMirror?
27 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use Ace?
5 companies on StackShare use Ace
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Ace?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Ace

What are some alternatives to CodeMirror and Ace?

  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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