TextMate vs. CodeMirror vs. Kakoune



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Description

What is TextMate?

TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.

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 Kakoune?

Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones. Kakoune can operate in two modes, normal and insertion. In insertion mode, keys are directly inserted into the current buffer. In normal mode, keys are used to manipulate the current selection and to enter insertion mode.

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Pros

Why do developers choose TextMate?
Why do you like TextMate?

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

Why do developers choose Kakoune?
Why do you like Kakoune?

Cons

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

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

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

Pricing

How much does TextMate cost?
TextMate Pricing
How much does CodeMirror cost?
How much does Kakoune cost?

Companies

What companies use TextMate?
19 companies on StackShare use TextMate
What companies use CodeMirror?
26 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use Kakoune?
0 companies on StackShare use Kakoune

Integrations

What tools integrate with TextMate?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with TextMate
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to TextMate, CodeMirror, and Kakoune?

  • 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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