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Caret vs Vim: What are the differences?

Caret: Better Markdown Editor for Mac / Windows / Linux. Better Markdown Editor for Mac / Windows / Linux; Vim: Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. 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.

Caret and Vim are primarily classified as "Markdown Editors" and "Text Editor" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Caret are:

  • Code Highlighting
  • Auto-Completion
  • Context Commands

On the other hand, Vim provides the following key features:

  • Vertically Split Windows
  • Vimdiff
  • Folding
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What is Caret?

Better Markdown Editor for Mac / Windows / Linux

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.
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          What are some alternatives to Caret and Vim?
          MacDown
          MacDown is an open source Markdown editor for OS X, released under the MIT License. It is heavily influenced by Chen Luoโ€™s Mou.
          Typora
          It gives you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Replace them with a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the content itself.
          Mou
          When current available Markdown editors are almost all for general writers, Mou is different: It's for web developers. Syntax highlighting, live preview, sync scroll, fullscreen mode, auto save, powerful actions, auto pair, custom themes and CSS, HTML and PDF export, enhanced CJK support.
          Marp
          Marp is the simplest presentation writer with Markdown.
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          Decisions about Caret and Vim
          Jerome Dalbert
          Jerome Dalbert
          Senior Backend Engineer at StackShare ยท | 12 upvotes ยท 57.7K views
          Visual Studio Code
          Visual Studio Code
          Atom
          Atom
          Vim
          Vim
          Sublime Text
          Sublime Text
          #TextEditor

          I liked Sublime Text for its speed, simplicity and keyboard shortcuts which synergize well when working on scripting languages like Ruby and JavaScript. I extended the editor with custom Python scripts that improved keyboard navigability such as autofocusing the sidebar when no files are open, or changing tab closing behavior.

          But customization can only get you so far, and there were little things that I still had to use the mouse for, such as scrolling, repositioning lines on the screen, selecting the line number of a failing test stack trace from a separate plugin pane, etc. After 3 years of wearily moving my arm and hand to perform the same repetitive tasks, I decided to switch to Vim for 3 reasons:

          • your fingers literally donโ€™t ever need to leave the keyboard home row (I had to remap the escape key though)
          • it is a reliable tool that has been around for more than 30 years and will still be around for the next 30 years
          • I wanted to "look like a hacker" by doing everything inside my terminal and by becoming a better Unix citizen

          The learning curve is very steep and it took me a year to master it, but investing time to be truly comfortable with my #TextEditor was more than worth it. To me, Vim comes close to being the perfect editor and I probably wonโ€™t need to switch ever again. It feels good to ignore new editors that come out every few years, like Atom and Visual Studio Code.

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          Denys
          Denys
          Software engineer at Typeform ยท | 7 upvotes ยท 37.8K views
          atTypeformTypeform
          Docker Compose
          Docker Compose
          Docker
          Docker
          Git
          Git
          Vim
          Vim
          Visual Studio Code
          Visual Studio Code
          Go
          Go
          • Go because it's easy and simple, facilitates collaboration , and also it's fast, scalable, powerful.
          • Visual Studio Code because it has one of the most sophisticated Go language support plugins.
          • Vim because it's Vim
          • Git because it's Git
          • Docker and Docker Compose because it's quick and easy to have reproducible builds/tests with them
          • @Archlinux (wtf it's not here?!) because Docker for Mac/Win is a disaster for the human's central nervous system, and Arch is the coolest Linux distro so far
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          Gustavo Muรฑoz
          Gustavo Muรฑoz
          Web UI Developer at Globant ยท | 3 upvotes ยท 26.2K views
          TypeScript
          TypeScript
          Flutter
          Flutter
          React
          React
          Notepad++
          Notepad++
          Vim
          Vim
          Sublime Text
          Sublime Text
          Atom
          Atom
          Visual Studio Code
          Visual Studio Code
          #Microsoft
          #RESTfulAPI

          I have chosen Visual Studio Code after testing a lot of other editors like Atom, Sublime Text (with legal license), Vim or even Notepad++ because it is the sum of all their virtues and none of their defects. It's fast, it has all the tools and plugins I need to work, and it's pretty and very good optimized. It has what I need to work and nothing more. And the main plugins works like a charm. Developing for React or Flutter is amazing. Even the TypeScript plugin works great. I like how IntelliSense works, and all the extra tools to code remotely using #ssh, access #RESTfulAPI or event manage projects or collaborating remotely. Thanks #Microsoft for Visual Studio Code.

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          Kang Hyeon Ku uses VimVim

          cli ํ™˜๊ฒฝ์— ์ต์ˆ™ ํ•ด์ง€์ง€ ์œ„ํ•ด ๋ฆฌ๋ˆ…์Šค๋ฅผ ์ž์ฃผ ์“ฐ๋ ค๊ณ  ํ–ˆ๋Š”๋ฐ, ๋งŽ์ด๋“ค ์ถ”์ฒœ ํ•˜๋Š” ์—๋””ํ„ฐ๊ฐ€ vim ์ด ์˜€๋‹ค. ๋งจ ์ฒ˜์Œ์—๋Š” ๋ถˆํŽธํ–ˆ๋Š”๋ฐ, ํ”Œ๋Ÿฌ๊ทธ์ธ ๋‹ค๋Š” ์žฌ๋ฏธ๊ฐ€ ์†”์†” ํ–ˆ๋‹ค. ๊ฒฐ๊ตญ ํ”Œ๋Ÿฌ๊ทธ์ธ๋„ ๋งŽ์ด ์•ˆ์“ฐ๊ฒŒ ๋˜๋”๋ผ...vim ์ž์ฒด๋ฅผ ์ž˜ ์•ˆ์“ฐ๊ฒŒ ๋˜๋Š” ๊ฑฐ ์ผ์ง€๋„, ํ•ญ์ƒ ์ž˜ํ•˜๊ณ  ์‹ถ์ง€๋งŒ ์ž˜ ์•ˆ์“ฐ๊ฒŒ ๋˜๋Š” ์—๋””ํ„ฐ ์ธ๊ฒƒ ๊ฐ™๋‹ค.

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          papaver uses VimVim

          my go to editor for all things. been a vimer for over a decade now. this is where all the magic happens. still so much to learn, the most amazing tool i use.

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          Wing Tang Wong uses VimVim

          Vim lets me edit the Markdown content of the Hugo powered site with ease. The low bandwidth needs means I can remote in and get changes updated without issues.

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          Darren Buse uses VimVim

          Tool a while to get used to but one of the best things I have learnt recently, great training from Drew Neil over at VimCasts.

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          SmartLogic uses VimVim

          Our developers use Vim, which is great for remote pair programming. We even have a serverโ€”Bruizerโ€”set up to host shared terminal sessions.

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