Emacs vs. Neovim vs. VimR

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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 VimR?

Project VimR is an attempt to refine the Vim experience. The goal is to build an editor that uses Vim inside with many of the convenience GUI features similar to those present in modern editors for Mac.

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Why do developers choose Neovim?
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Why do developers choose VimR?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Emacs?
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What are the cons of using VimR?
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Companies

What companies use Emacs?
112 companies on StackShare use Emacs
What companies use Neovim?
12 companies on StackShare use Neovim
What companies use VimR?
1 companies on StackShare use VimR

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

  • 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

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