Visual Studio Code vs. Sublime Text vs. CodeMirror

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What is Visual Studio Code?

Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

What is Sublime Text?

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.

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 Visual Studio Code?
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Why do developers choose Sublime Text?
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Why do developers choose CodeMirror?
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What are the cons of using Visual Studio Code?
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What are the cons of using Sublime Text?
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What are the cons of using CodeMirror?
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What companies use Visual Studio Code?
1067 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio Code
What companies use Sublime Text?
1711 companies on StackShare use Sublime Text
What companies use CodeMirror?
26 companies on StackShare use CodeMirror


What tools integrate with Visual Studio Code?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio Code
What tools integrate with Sublime Text?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Sublime Text
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text, and CodeMirror?

  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
  • Notepad++ - Free source code editor and Notepad replacement
  • Emacs - The extensible self-documenting text editor.

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