CodeMirror vs. gedit



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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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose CodeMirror?
Why do you like CodeMirror?

Why do developers choose gedit?
Why do you like gedit?

Cons

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

What are the cons of using gedit?
Downsides of gedit?

Companies

What companies use CodeMirror?
27 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use gedit?
2 companies on StackShare use gedit

What are some alternatives to CodeMirror and gedit?

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

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