Notepad++ vs. Emacs vs. CodeMirror

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Description

What is Notepad++?

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.

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 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.

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Why do developers choose Notepad++?
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    Why do developers choose CodeMirror?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Notepad++?
    No Cons submitted yet for Notepad++
    Downsides of Notepad++?

    What are the cons of using Emacs?
    No Cons submitted yet for Emacs
    Downsides of Emacs?

    What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
    No Cons submitted yet for CodeMirror
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    Companies

    What companies use Notepad++?
    133 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
    What companies use Emacs?
    92 companies on StackShare use Emacs
    What companies use CodeMirror?
    23 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Notepad++?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Notepad++
    What tools integrate with Emacs?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Emacs
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Notepad++, Emacs, and CodeMirror?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Notepad++



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