Emacs vs. VimR vs. Slap



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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 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.

What is Slap?

slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose VimR?
Why do you like VimR?

Why do developers choose Slap?
Why do you like Slap?

Cons

What are the cons of using Emacs?
No Cons submitted yet for Emacs
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What are the cons of using VimR?
No Cons submitted yet for VimR
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What are the cons of using Slap?
No Cons submitted yet for Slap
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Pricing

How much does Emacs cost?
How much does VimR cost?
How much does Slap cost?

Companies

What companies use Emacs?
112 companies on StackShare use Emacs
What companies use VimR?
1 companies on StackShare use VimR
What companies use Slap?
1 companies on StackShare use Slap

Integrations

What tools integrate with Emacs?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Emacs
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What are some alternatives to Emacs, VimR, and Slap?

  • 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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