Emacs vs VimR: What are the differences?
Developers describe Emacs as "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. On the other hand, VimR is detailed as "Refined Vim Experience for OS X". 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.
Emacs and VimR can be categorized 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, VimR provides the following key features:
- Full Vim
- File Browser
- Fuzzy File Find
VimR is an open source tool with 4.14K GitHub stars and 121 GitHub forks. Here's a link to VimR'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.