Slap vs TextMate: What are the differences?
Developers describe Slap as "Sublime-like terminal-based text editor". slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier. On the other hand, TextMate is detailed as "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.
Slap and TextMate can be primarily classified as "Text Editor" tools.
Some of the features offered by Slap are:
- first-class mouse support
- GUI editor-like keybindings*
- copying/pasting with OS clipboard support
On the other hand, TextMate provides the following key features:
- Ability to Search and Replace in a Project
- Auto-Indent for Common Actions Like Pasting Text
- Auto-Pairing of Brackets and Other Characters
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.