Neovim vs Textadept: What are the differences?
Developers describe Neovim as "Vim's rebirth for the 21st century". Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture. On the other hand, Textadept is detailed as "*A fast, minimalist, and extensible cross-platform text editor *". A fast, minimalist, and remarkably extensible text editor for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows. Textadept runs on Windows, Mac OSX, Linux, and BSD. It also has a terminal version, which is ideal for work on remote machines.
Neovim and Textadept can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.
Some of the features offered by Neovim are:
- More powerful plugins
- Better GUI architecture
- First-class support for embedding
On the other hand, Textadept provides the following key features:
- Fast and Minimalist
- Cross Platform
- Remarkably Extensible
Neovim is an open source tool with 32K GitHub stars and 2.33K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Neovim's open source repository on GitHub.