CodeMirror vs. gedit vs. CotEditor

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Description

What is CodeMirror?

CodeMirror is a JavaScript component that provides a code editor in the browser. When a mode is available for the language you are coding in, it will color your code, and optionally help with indentation.

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.

What is CotEditor?

CotEditor is a lightweight plain-text editor for OS X.

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Cons

What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
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Companies

What companies use CodeMirror?
26 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use gedit?
2 companies on StackShare use gedit
What companies use CotEditor?
0 companies on StackShare use CotEditor

What are some alternatives to CodeMirror, gedit, and CotEditor?

  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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