Slap vs VimR: What are the differences?
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; VimR: Refined Vim Experience for OS X. Project VimR is an attempt to refine the Vim experience. The goal is to build an editor that uses Vim inside with many of the convenience GUI features similar to those present in modern editors for Mac.
Slap and VimR belong to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack.
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, VimR provides the following key features:
- Full Vim
- File Browser
- Fuzzy File Find
Slap and VimR are both open source tools. Slap with 5.08K GitHub stars and 208 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than VimR with 4.14K GitHub stars and 121 GitHub forks.