Eclipse vs Neovim: What are the differences?
What is Eclipse? IDE for Java EE Developers. Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform..
What is Neovim? Vim's rebirth for the 21st century. 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.
Eclipse belongs to "Integrated Development Environment" category of the tech stack, while Neovim can be primarily classified under "Text Editor".
"Does it all" is the top reason why over 123 developers like Eclipse, while over 23 developers mention "Modern and more powerful Vim" as the leading cause for choosing Neovim.
Neovim is an open source tool with 32K GitHub stars and 2.33K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Neovim's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Eclipse has a broader approval, being mentioned in 248 company stacks & 140 developers stacks; compared to Neovim, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.
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Develop and debug Java code using standard Eclipse distribution. No special plugins; standard Maven and Git integration.
Self taught : acquired knowledge or skill on one's own initiative. Platform: OSX 10.8 or later, Windows 7 & 10' Linux
I use as Java IDE for Spring. A packaged eclipse version exists. It was called STS (Spring Tool Suite).