Remacs vs Visual Studio Code

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Remacs vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?

Remacs: Rust ❤️ Emacs. A community-driven port of Emacs to Rust; Visual Studio Code: Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft. Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

Remacs and Visual Studio Code can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.

Remacs and Visual Studio Code are both open source tools. Visual Studio Code with 79.3K GitHub stars and 11.1K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Remacs with 3.45K GitHub stars and 298 GitHub forks.

Decisions about Remacs and Visual Studio Code
Samriddhi Sinha
Machine Learning Engineer at Chefling · | 6 upvotes · 437K views

Lightweight and versatile. Huge library of extensions that enable you to integrate a host of services to your development environment. VS Code's biggest strength is its library of extensions which enables it to directly compete with every single major IDE for almost all major programming languages.

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Kamaleshwar BN
Head of Engineering at Dibiz Pte. Ltd. · | 12 upvotes · 668.8K views

Visual Studio Code became famous over the past 3+ years I believe. The clean UI, easy to use UX and the plethora of integrations made it a very easy decision for us. Our gripe with Sublime was probably only the UX side. VSCode has not failed us till now, and still is able to support our development env without any significant effort.

Goland being paid, as well as built only for Go seemed like a significant limitation to not consider it.

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Simon Ibssa
Student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo · | 2 upvotes · 597.8K views

I decided to choose VSCode over Sublime text for my Systems Programming class in C. What I love about VSCode is its awesome ability to add extensions. Intellisense is a beautiful debugger, and Remote SSH allows me to login and make real-time changes in VSCode to files on my university server. This is an awesome alternative to going back and forth on pushing/pulling code and logging into servers in the terminal. Great choice for anyone interested in C programming!

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Pros of Remacs
Pros of Visual Studio Code
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    • 324
      Powerful multilanguage IDE
    • 289
      Fast
    • 183
      Front-end develop out of the box
    • 151
      Support TypeScript IntelliSense
    • 134
      Very basic but free
    • 115
      Git integration
    • 99
      Intellisense
    • 72
      Faster than Atom
    • 46
      Better ui, easy plugins, and nice git integration
    • 41
      Great Refactoring Tools
    • 38
      Good Plugins
    • 36
      Superb markdown support
    • 36
      Terminal
    • 32
      Open Source
    • 27
      Extensions
    • 25
      Awesome UI
    • 25
      Large & up-to-date extension community
    • 22
      Powerful and fast
    • 20
      Portable
    • 16
      Best editor
    • 16
      Best code editor
    • 15
      Easy to get started with
    • 14
      Open, cross-platform, fast, monthly updates
    • 14
      Crossplatform
    • 14
      Good for begginers
    • 14
      Built on Electron
    • 13
      Lots of extensions
    • 12
      Extensions for everything
    • 12
      All Languages Support
    • 11
      Extensible
    • 11
      Easy to use and learn
    • 11
      Ui design is great
    • 11
      Useful for begginer
    • 11
      Faster edit for slow computer
    • 11
      Totally customizable
    • 10
      Git out of the box
    • 10
      "fast, stable & easy to use"
    • 9
      It has terminal and there are lots of shortcuts in it
    • 9
      Great language support
    • 9
      Great community
    • 8
      Fast Startup
    • 8
      Powerful Debugger
    • 8
      SSH support
    • 8
      Works With Almost EveryThing You Need
    • 7
      Features rich
    • 7
      Python extension is fast
    • 7
      Can compile and run .py files
    • 7
      Great document formater
    • 6
      Awesome multi cursor support
    • 6
      He is not Michael
    • 6
      She is not Rachel
    • 5
      Easy azure
    • 5
      Language server client
    • 5
      Extension Echosystem
    • 5
      SFTP Workspace
    • 5
      VSCode.pro Course makes it easy to learn
    • 4
      Has better support and more extentions for debugging
    • 4
      Very proffesional
    • 3
      Supports lots of operating systems
    • 3
      Emmet preinstalled
    • 3
      Excellent as git difftool and mergetool
    • 3
      'batteries included'
    • 3
      Has more than enough languages for any developer
    • 3
      Virtualenv integration
    • 2
      Light
    • 2
      CMake support with autocomplete
    • 2
      More tools to integrate with vs
    • 2
      VS Code Server: Browser version of VS Code
    • 2
      Fast and ruby is built right in
    • 2
      Better autocompletes than Atom

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    Cons of Remacs
    Cons of Visual Studio Code
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      • 38
        Slow startup
      • 22
        Resource hog at times
      • 19
        Poor refactoring
      • 12
        Poor UI Designer
      • 11
        Weak Ui design tools
      • 9
        Poor autocomplete
      • 8
        Microsoft
      • 7
        Poor in PHP
      • 5
        Poor at Python
      • 4
        Super Slow
      • 4
        Poor intellisense. poor java
      • 3
        No color Intergrator
      • 3
        No built in live Preview
      • 3
        Poor in Python
      • 3
        No Built in Browser Preview
      • 3
        Dilshad
      • 3
        Huge cpu usage with few installed extension
      • 3
        Microsoft sends telemetry data
      • 3
        Very basic for java development and buggy at times
      • 2
        Bad Plugin Architecture
      • 1
        Electron

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      What is Remacs?

      A community-driven port of Emacs to Rust.

      What is Visual Studio Code?

      Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

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        What are some alternatives to Remacs and Visual Studio Code?
        Emacs
        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.
        Sublime Text
        Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
        Vim
        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.
        Notepad++
        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.
        Atom
        At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
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