Monaco Editor vs Vim: 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 Vim? Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. 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.
Monaco Editor and Vim 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 334 developers mention "Comes by default in most unix systems (remote editing)" as the leading cause for choosing Vim.
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, Vim has a broader approval, being mentioned in 850 company stacks & 890 developers stacks; compared to Monaco Editor, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.
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