Notepad++ vs. CodeMirror vs. VimR

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Description

What is Notepad++?

Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.

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 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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Why do developers choose VimR?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Notepad++?
No Cons submitted yet for Notepad++
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What are the cons of using VimR?
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Companies

What companies use Notepad++?
209 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
What companies use CodeMirror?
26 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror
What companies use VimR?
1 companies on StackShare use VimR

Integrations

What tools integrate with Notepad++?
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What are some alternatives to Notepad++, CodeMirror, 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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