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New Text Editors for All

Sun, 12 Jul 2015
New Text Editors for All Summary The most popular text editors have been Vim (or Vi) and Emacs for many years. Many an Internet flame-war has taken place over the virtues, differences, and capabilities of each editor, over the other. New ‘easier’ text editors have appeared too, and some have stayed around - such as Nano that ships with just about all Linux distros. Now there is a new set of text editors, all looking similar, all offering something new, all cross platform, and so on—and the reason?