Notepad++ vs. Emacs vs. Neovim



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Description

What is Notepad++?

Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Notepad++?
Why do you like Notepad++?

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

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

Cons

What are the cons of using Notepad++?
Downsides of Notepad++?

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

What companies use Notepad++?
217 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
What companies use Emacs?
112 companies on StackShare use Emacs
What companies use Neovim?
12 companies on StackShare use Neovim

Integrations

What tools integrate with Notepad++?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Notepad++
What tools integrate with Emacs?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Emacs
What tools integrate with Neovim?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Neovim

What are some alternatives to Notepad++, Emacs, and Neovim?

  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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