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What is Biscuit? A multi-region key value store for your AWS infrastructure secrets. Biscuit is a simple key-value store for your infrastructure secrets. Biscuit is most useful to teams already using AWS and IAM to manage their infrastructure.

What is Vim? Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. 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.

Biscuit belongs to "Secrets Management" category of the tech stack, while Vim can be primarily classified under "Text Editor".

Biscuit is an open source tool with 536 GitHub stars and 22 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Biscuit's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Biscuit
Pros of Vim
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      Comes by default in most unix systems (remote editing)
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      Fast
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      Highly configurable
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      Less mouse dependence
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      Lightweight
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      Speed
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      Plugins
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      Hardcore
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      It's for pros
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      Vertically split windows
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      Open-source
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      Modal editing
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      No remembering shortcuts, instead "talks" to the editor
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      It stood the Test of Time
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      Unicode
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      VimPlugins
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      Stick with terminal
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      Dotfiles
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      Everything is on the keyboard
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      Flexible Indenting
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      Programmable
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      Efficient and powerful
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      Hands stay on the keyboard
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      Large number of Shortcuts
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      Unmatched productivity
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      A chainsaw for text editing
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      Everywhere
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      Modal editing changes everything
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      Makes you a true bearded developer
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      Super fast
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      Developer speed
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      Themes
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      You cannot exit
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      Because its not Emacs
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      Habit
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      EasyMotion
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      Intergrated into most editors
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      Plugin manager options. Vim-plug, Pathogen, etc
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      Most and most powerful plugins of any editor
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      Great on large text files
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      Shell escapes and shell imports :!<command> and !!cmd
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      Shortcuts
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      Intuitive, once mastered
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      Perfect command line editor

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    Cons of Biscuit
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        Ugly UI
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        Hard to learn
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        It's not Emacs

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      What is Biscuit?

      Biscuit is a simple key-value store for your infrastructure secrets. Biscuit is most useful to teams already using AWS and IAM to manage their infrastructure.

      What is 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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