Notepad++ vs. Emacs



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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.

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

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

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

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

What companies use Notepad++?
238 companies on StackShare use Notepad++
What companies use Emacs?
117 companies on StackShare use Emacs
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 are some alternatives to Notepad++ and Emacs?

  • 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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