Emacs vs Slap: 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 Slap? Sublime-like terminal-based text editor. slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.
Emacs and Slap can be primarily classified as "Text Editor" tools.
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, Slap provides the following key features:
- first-class mouse support
- GUI editor-like keybindings*
- copying/pasting with OS clipboard support
Slap is an open source tool with 5.08K GitHub stars and 208 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Slap's open source repository on GitHub.
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Emacs is my text editor/frontend to git/ blog editor/ filesystem explorer/ tool for editing remote files.