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Description

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.

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 gedit?

gedit is the GNOME text editor. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

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    Why do developers choose gedit?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using gedit?
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    Companies

    What companies use Vim?
    726 companies on StackShare use Vim
    What companies use Brackets?
    34 companies on StackShare use Brackets
    What companies use gedit?
    1 companies on StackShare use gedit

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Vim?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Vim
    What tools integrate with Brackets?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Brackets
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Vim, Brackets, and gedit?

    • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
    • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
    • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
    • Notepad++ - Free source code editor and Notepad replacement

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