Emacs vs. Neovim vs. CotEditor

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Description

What is Emacs?

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.

What is Neovim?

Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture.

What is CotEditor?

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

Pros

Why do developers choose Emacs?
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    Why do developers choose Neovim?
  • Why do you like Neovim?

    Why do developers choose CotEditor?
    Why do you like CotEditor?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Emacs?
    No Cons submitted yet for Emacs
    Downsides of Emacs?

    What are the cons of using Neovim?
    No Cons submitted yet for Neovim
    Downsides of Neovim?

    What are the cons of using CotEditor?
    No Cons submitted yet for CotEditor
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    Companies

    What companies use Emacs?
    91 companies on StackShare use Emacs
    What companies use Neovim?
    10 companies on StackShare use Neovim
    What companies use CotEditor?
    0 companies on StackShare use CotEditor

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Emacs?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Emacs
    What tools integrate with Neovim?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Neovim
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Emacs, Neovim, and CotEditor?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Emacs



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