Notepad++ vs Slap: What are the differences?
Notepad++: Free source code editor and Notepad replacement. Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License; Slap: Sublime-like terminal-based text editor. slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier.
Notepad++ and Slap can be primarily classified as "Text Editor" tools.
Some of the features offered by Notepad++ are:
- Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding
- User Defined Syntax Highlighting and Folding: screenshot 1, screenshot 2, screenshot 3 and screenshot 4
- PCRE (Perl Compatible Regular Expression) Search/Replace
On the other hand, Slap provides the following key features:
- first-class mouse support
- GUI editor-like keybindings*
- copying/pasting with OS clipboard support
Slap is an open source tool with 5.08K GitHub stars and 208 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Slap's open source repository on GitHub.