CodeMirror vs VimR: What are the differences?
What is VimR? Refined Vim Experience for OS X. 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.
CodeMirror and VimR can be primarily classified as "Text Editor" tools.
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, VimR provides the following key features:
- Full Vim
- File Browser
- Fuzzy File Find
CodeMirror and VimR are both open source tools. CodeMirror with 18K GitHub stars and 3.92K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than VimR with 4.14K GitHub stars and 121 GitHub forks.