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Emacs vs Leo Editor: What are the differences?

What is Emacs? The extensible self-documenting text editor. 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 Leo Editor? Fully-featured IDE, with many features inspired by Emacs. Leo is a fundamentally different way of using and organizing data, programs and scripts. Leo has been under active development for 20+ years with an active group of developers and users.

Emacs belongs to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack, while Leo Editor can be primarily classified under "Integrated Development Environment".

Some of the features offered by Emacs are:

  • Content-sensitive editing modes, including syntax coloring, for a variety of file types including plain text, source code, and HTML.
  • Complete built-in documentation, including a tutorial for new users.
  • Full Unicode support for nearly all human languages and their scripts.

On the other hand, Leo Editor provides the following key features:

  • A data manager, data manager and personal information manager.
  • A powerful scripting environment.
  • A tool for organizing and studying computer code.

Leo Editor is an open source tool with 446 GitHub stars and 93 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Leo Editor's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 Leo Editor?

Leo is a fundamentally different way of using and organizing data, programs and scripts. Leo has been under active development for 20+ years with an active group of developers and users.
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            Atom
            At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
            Eclipse
            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.
            Vim
            Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is distributed free as charityware.
            Spacemacs
            Since version 0.101.0 and later Spacemacs totally abolishes the frontiers between Vim and Emacs. The user can now choose his/her preferred editing style and enjoy all the Spacemacs features. Even better, it is possible to dynamically switch between the two styles seamlessly which makes it possible for programmers with different styles to do seat pair programming using the same editor.
            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.
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            Yoandy Rodriguez uses EmacsEmacs

            Emacs is my text editor/frontend to git/ blog editor/ filesystem explorer/ tool for editing remote files.

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            Mathias Vonende uses EmacsEmacs

            'The' editor for erlang/otp-systems, integrates niceley with git.

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            Ismael Arenzana uses EmacsEmacs

            Editor of choice. Vi fanboys please don't comment.

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