Monaco Editor vs TextMate

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Monaco Editor

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TextMate

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Monaco Editor vs TextMate: What are the differences?

What is Monaco Editor? A browser based code editor. The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

What is TextMate? The Missing Editor for Mac OS X. TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.

Monaco Editor and TextMate can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.

"Out of the Box Intellisense" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Monaco Editor, while over 16 developers mention "Syntax highlighting" as the leading cause for choosing TextMate.

Monaco Editor is an open source tool with 15.9K GitHub stars and 1.39K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Monaco Editor's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, TextMate has a broader approval, being mentioned in 13 company stacks & 11 developers stacks; compared to Monaco Editor, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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Pros of Monaco Editor
Pros of TextMate
  • 5
    Out of the Box Intellisense
  • 3
    More features than Ace
  • 2
    Power vscode, with all it's features
  • 2
    Microsoft Product
  • 1
    Accessibility
  • 1
    Good support for none-monospace fonts
  • 17
    Syntax highlighting
  • 5
    PHP Developer
  • 5
    Javascript
  • 4
    jQuery developer
  • 4
    Native UI
  • 2
    Ruby
  • 1
    MacOS native
  • 1
    Keyboard shortcuts
  • 1
    Snippets
  • 1
    Commands
  • 1
    Clean ui
  • 1
    Low Energy Usage
  • 1
    Starts fast
  • 1
    Open Source
  • 1
    Bundles

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Cons of Monaco Editor
Cons of TextMate
  • 6
    Microsoft
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    What is Monaco Editor?

    The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

    What is TextMate?

    TextMate brings Apple's approach to operating systems into the world of text editors. By bridging UNIX underpinnings and GUI, TextMate cherry-picks the best of both worlds to the benefit of expert scripters and novice users alike.

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