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BBEdit vs Emacs: What are the differences?

What is BBEdit? A proprietary text editor for macOS. It has been crafted to serve the needs of writers, Web authors and software developers, and provides an abundance of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of prose, source code, and textual data.

What is Emacs? The extensible self-documenting text editor. GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.

BBEdit and Emacs can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.

Webedia, Flexport, and Edify are some of the popular companies that use Emacs, whereas BBEdit is used by LIVE IT, AppUp.io, and Sourcegraph. Emacs has a broader approval, being mentioned in 123 company stacks & 474 developers stacks; compared to BBEdit, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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What is BBEdit?

It has been crafted to serve the needs of writers, Web authors and software developers, and provides an abundance of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of prose, source code, and textual data.

What is Emacs?

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
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        What are some alternatives to BBEdit and Emacs?
        TextMate
        TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.
        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.
        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.
        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.
        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.
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        Avatar of Yoandy Rodriguez
        Yoandy Rodriguez uses EmacsEmacs

        Emacs is my text editor/frontend to git/ blog editor/ filesystem explorer/ tool for editing remote files.

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        Mathias Vonende uses EmacsEmacs

        'The' editor for erlang/otp-systems, integrates niceley with git.

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        Ismael Arenzana uses EmacsEmacs

        Editor of choice. Vi fanboys please don't comment.

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