CodeMirror vs. Monaco Editor

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

Why do developers choose Monaco Editor?
Why do you like Monaco Editor?

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

What are the cons of using Monaco Editor?
Downsides of Monaco Editor?

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What companies use CodeMirror?
27 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use Monaco Editor?
3 companies on StackShare use Monaco Editor
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Monaco Editor?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Monaco Editor

What are some alternatives to CodeMirror and Monaco Editor?

  • 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

See all alternatives to CodeMirror



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