Vim vs. Brackets vs. Neovim

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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 Neovim?

Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Vim?
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    What are the cons of using Brackets?
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    What are the cons of using Neovim?
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    Companies

    What companies use Vim?
    753 companies on StackShare use Vim
    What companies use Brackets?
    35 companies on StackShare use Brackets
    What companies use Neovim?
    10 companies on StackShare use Neovim

    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
    What tools integrate with Neovim?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Neovim

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

    • 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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