Vim vs. Neovim vs. CodeMirror

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Description

What is 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.

What is Neovim?

Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture.

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.

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    Why do developers choose CodeMirror?
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    Cons

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

    Companies

    What companies use Vim?
    726 companies on StackShare use Vim
    What companies use Neovim?
    10 companies on StackShare use Neovim
    What companies use CodeMirror?
    23 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Vim?
    12 tools on StackShare integrate with Vim
    What tools integrate with Neovim?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Neovim
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Vim, Neovim, and CodeMirror?

    • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
    • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
    • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
    • Notepad++ - Free source code editor and Notepad replacement

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