Vim vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?
Vim: Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. 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; 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.
Vim and Visual Studio Code can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.
"Comes by default in most unix systems (remote editing)", "Fast" and "Highly configurable" are the key factors why developers consider Vim; whereas "Powerful multilanguage IDE", "Fast" and "Front-end develop out of the box" are the primary reasons why Visual Studio Code is favored.
Visual Studio Code is an open source tool with 78.4K GitHub stars and 10.9K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Visual Studio Code's open source repository on GitHub.
PedidosYa, Yahoo!, and triGo GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio Code, whereas Vim is used by Lyft, Starbucks, and PedidosYa. Visual Studio Code has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1104 company stacks & 2298 developers stacks; compared to Vim, which is listed in 844 company stacks and 860 developer stacks.
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