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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.

What is Brackets?

With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, it is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser.

What is Slap?

slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.
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      Atom
      At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
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      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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      Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.
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      Ademir Nuno uses BracketsBrackets

      Rapid small editions on code and markdown texts. Greate for simple projects with not so many files.

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      Thyago Rafael uses BracketsBrackets

      Used to code PSD > HTML. Used as a replacement for Photoshop.

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      Tim De Lange uses BracketsBrackets

      Used for rapidly creating html mockups.

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      WorldGaming uses BracketsBrackets

      Front end and NodeJS development.

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      Jonas Funcke uses BracketsBrackets

      Texteditor

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