Text editors

Vim, Sublime Text and VS code are my favorite editors.

Vim for its text editing and the vim language and VS code for giving me the best of both worlds. The awesome Vim plugin and the amazing IDE like features. And Sublime Text for its speed and the awesome vim emulation.

Interesting editors

  • ​Oni2 - Native, lightweight modal code editor. (HN)

  • ​CodeMirror - In-browser code editor. (Code)

  • ​Awesome Online IDE​

  • ​Iota - Terminal-based text editor written in Rust.

  • ​SubEthaEdit - General purpose plain text editor for macOS. Widely known for its live collaboration feature.

  • ​Kakoune - Code editor that implements Vi’s "keystrokes as a text editing language" model. (HN)

    • ​kak-lsp - Kakoune Language Server Protocol Client.

  • ​Lamdu - Aims to create a next-generation, live programming environment that radically improves the programming experience.

  • ​Kibi - Text editor in ≤1024 lines of code, written in Rust.

  • ​Monaco Editor - Code editor that powers VS Code. (Code)

  • ​Loop - Text editor built in Rust.

  • ​o - Small, fast and limited text editor.

  • ​RichEditorView - Rich Text Editor in Swift.

  • ​lite - Lightweight text editor written in Lua. (Plugins)

  • ​Blockly - Web-based, visual programming editor.

  • ​Micro - Modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor. (HN)

  • ​Lime Text - Powerful and elegant text editor primarily developed in Go.

  • ​Geany - Fast and lightweight IDE. (Code) (HN)

  • ​Xi Editor - Modern editor with a backend written in Rust. (Web) (Lobsters)

  • ​Xi Editor macOS - macOS client for Xi text editing backend.

  • ​Kiro - Terminal UTF-8 text editor written in Rust.

  • ​TextMate - Graphical text editor for macOS 10.12 or later. (Web)

  • ​Acme - Powerful text editor, development environment and textual-user-interface platform.

  • ​Nova - Native Mac code editor. (HN) (Lobsters) (Docs)

  • ​Trix - Compose beautifully formatted text in your web application. (Web)

  • ​Ox - Fast text editor that runs in your terminal.


  • ​ProseMirror - Toolkit for building rich-text editors on the web. (Code) (Developer Tools for ProseMirror)

  • ​rich-markdown-editor - React and Prosemirror based editor that powers Outline and can also be used for displaying content in a read-only fashion.

  • ​Remirror - Universal react text editor built with prosemirror.

  • ​draft.js - React framework for building text editors.

  • ​Eclipse Theia - Extensible platform to develop multi-language Cloud & Desktop IDEs with state-of-the-art web technologies. (Code) (HN)

  • ​Typewriter - Rich text editor based off of Quill.js and Ultradom, and using Svelte for UI.

  • ​CodeJar - Micro code editor.

  • ​tiptap - Renderless rich-text editor for Vue.js. (Code)

  • ​Marky Marked - Lightweight in-browser content editor combining Markdown with the typical WYSIWYG toolbar.

  • ​yace - Yet another code editor for browser.

  • ​Slate - Completely customizable framework for building rich text editors.

  • ​TinyMCE - Advanced WYSIWYG HTML Editor.

  • ​ReactQuill - Quill component for React. (Web)