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CodeMirror vs Slap: What are the differences?

Developers describe CodeMirror as "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. On the other hand, Slap is detailed as "Sublime-like terminal-based text editor". slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.

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

Some of the features offered by CodeMirror are:

  • Support for over 60 languages out of the box
  • A powerful, composable language mode system
  • Autocompletion (XML)

On the other hand, Slap provides the following key features:

  • first-class mouse support
  • GUI editor-like keybindings*
  • copying/pasting with OS clipboard support

CodeMirror and Slap are both open source tools. CodeMirror with 18K GitHub stars and 3.92K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Slap with 5.08K GitHub stars and 208 GitHub forks.

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 Slap?

slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.
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        Postverta Inc. uses CodeMirrorCodeMirror

        It is the basis of our in-browser editor. Highly customizable with an extensive set of plugins.

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