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Description

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.

What is Brackets?

With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Try Creative Cloud Extract (preview) for Brackets for an easy way to get clean, minimal CSS straight from a PSD with no generated code.

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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Emacs?
    No Cons submitted yet for Emacs
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    What are the cons of using Brackets?
    No Cons submitted yet for Brackets
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    What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
    No Cons submitted yet for CodeMirror
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    Companies

    What companies use Emacs?
    91 companies on StackShare use Emacs
    What companies use Brackets?
    34 companies on StackShare use Brackets
    What companies use CodeMirror?
    23 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Emacs?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Emacs
    What tools integrate with Brackets?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Brackets
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Emacs, Brackets, and CodeMirror?

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

    See all alternatives to Emacs



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