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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 Emacs?

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.

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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        What are some alternatives to CodeMirror, Emacs, and Neovim?
        Ace is a standalone code editor written in JavaScript. Our goal is to create a browser based editor that matches and extends the features, usability and performance of existing native editors such as TextMate, Vim or Eclipse. It can be easily embedded in any web page or JavaScript application.
        It is the most advanced WYSWIYG HTML editor designed to simplify website content creation. The rich text editing platform that helped launch Atlassian, Medium, Evernote, and more.
        Visual Studio Code
        Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
        Sublime Text
        Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
        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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        Avatar of Yoandy Rodriguez
        Yoandy Rodriguez uses EmacsEmacs

        Emacs is my text editor/frontend to git/ blog editor/ filesystem explorer/ tool for editing remote files.

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        Postverta Inc. uses CodeMirrorCodeMirror

        It is the basis of our in-browser editor. Highly customizable with an extensive set of plugins.

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        Mathias Vonende uses EmacsEmacs

        'The' editor for erlang/otp-systems, integrates niceley with git.

        Avatar of Ismael Arenzana
        Ismael Arenzana uses EmacsEmacs

        Editor of choice. Vi fanboys please don't comment.

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        flavono123 uses NeovimNeovim

        async python powered plugins

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