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Emacs vs RStudio: 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 RStudio? Open source and enterprise-ready professional software for the R community. An integrated development environment for R, with a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution Publish and distribute data products across your organization. One button deployment of Shiny applications, R Markdown reports, Jupyter Notebooks, and more. Collections of R functions, data, and compiled code in a well-defined format. You can expand the types of analyses you do by adding packages..

Emacs can be classified as a tool in the "Text Editor" category, while RStudio is grouped under "Integrated Development Environment".

According to the StackShare community, Emacs has a broader approval, being mentioned in 99 company stacks & 73 developers stacks; compared to RStudio, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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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 RStudio?

An integrated development environment for R, with a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution. Publish and distribute data products across your organization. One button deployment of Shiny applications, R Markdown reports, Jupyter Notebooks, and more. Collections of R functions, data, and compiled code in a well-defined format. You can expand the types of analyses you do by adding packages.
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        What are some alternatives to Emacs and RStudio?
        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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        Avatar of Yoandy Rodriguez
        Yoandy Rodriguez uses EmacsEmacs

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

        Avatar of Mathias Vonende
        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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