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CodePen vs CotEditor: What are the differences?

What is CodePen? An online community for testing and showcasing user-created HTML, CSS and JavaScript code snippets. It is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers.. It functions as an online code editor and open-source learning environment, where developers can create code snippets, creatively named "pens", and test them.

What is CotEditor? Open Source Plain-Text Editor for OS X. CotEditor is a lightweight plain-text editor for OS X.

CodePen belongs to "Cloud IDE" category of the tech stack, while CotEditor can be primarily classified under "Text Editor".

CotEditor is an open source tool with 2.8K GitHub stars and 251 GitHub forks. Here's a link to CotEditor's open source repository on GitHub.

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      No support for any other git-server than github
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      What is CodePen?

      It is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers.. It functions as an online code editor and open-source learning environment, where developers can create code snippets, creatively named "pens", and test them.

      What is CotEditor?

      CotEditor is a lightweight plain-text editor for OS X.

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