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CodeMirror vs Monaco Editor: What are the differences?

CodeMirror: In-browser code editor used in the dev tools for both Firefox and Chrome, Light Table, Adobe Brackets, Bitbucket, and many other projects. 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; Monaco Editor: A browser based code editor. The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

CodeMirror and Monaco Editor belong to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack.

"Integrable in your application" is the top reason why over 3 developers like CodeMirror, while over 3 developers mention "Out of the Box Intellisense" as the leading cause for choosing Monaco Editor.

CodeMirror and Monaco Editor are both open source tools. CodeMirror with 17.8K GitHub stars and 3.91K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Monaco Editor with 15.6K GitHub stars and 1.36K GitHub forks.

Treehouse, Flurry, and Jumplead are some of the popular companies that use CodeMirror, whereas Monaco Editor is used by Tricentis Flood, Exivity, and Appitr. CodeMirror has a broader approval, being mentioned in 24 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Monaco Editor, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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 Monaco Editor?

The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.
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    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.
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    Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
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    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
    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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    It is the basis of our in-browser editor. Highly customizable with an extensive set of plugins.

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