CodeMirror vs. gedit vs. VimR

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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 VimR?

Project VimR is an attempt to refine the Vim experience. The goal is to build an editor that uses Vim inside with many of the convenience GUI features similar to those present in modern editors for Mac.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
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    Companies

    What companies use CodeMirror?
    23 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
    What companies use gedit?
    1 companies on StackShare use gedit
    What companies use VimR?
    1 companies on StackShare use VimR

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

    • 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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