Brackets vs Slap: What are the differences?
Developers describe Brackets as "A modern, open source text editor that understands web design". 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. On the other hand, Slap is detailed as "Sublime-like terminal-based text editor". slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.
Brackets and Slap can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.
Some of the features offered by Brackets are:
- Code Hints from a PSD
- Inline Editors
- Live Preview
On the other hand, Slap provides the following key features:
- first-class mouse support
- GUI editor-like keybindings*
- copying/pasting with OS clipboard support
Brackets and Slap are both open source tools. Brackets with 29.9K GitHub stars and 6.42K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Slap with 5.08K GitHub stars and 208 GitHub forks.