What is Spacemacs?
Since version 0.101.0 and later Spacemacs totally abolishes the frontiers between Vim and Emacs. The user can now choose his/her preferred editing style and enjoy all the Spacemacs features. Even better, it is possible to dynamically switch between the two styles seamlessly which makes it possible for programmers with different styles to do seat pair programming using the same editor.
Spacemacs is a tool in the Tools for Text Editors category of a tech stack.
Spacemacs is an open source tool with 22.5K GitHub stars and 4.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Spacemacs's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Spacemacs?
14 companies reportedly use Spacemacs in their tech stacks, including Amperity, Youse, and Xerpa.
174 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Spacemacs.
Pros of Spacemacs
Advanced support for Vim key bindings
Never have to touch the mouse
- Batteries Included
- Nice UI
- Excellent ergonomics
- Convenient and Mnemonic Key Bindings
- Great Documentation
Spacemacs Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Spacemacs?
See all alternatives
Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture.
GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support 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.
SpaceVim is a Modular configuration, a bundle of custom settings and plugins, for Vim. It got inspired by spacemacs.
It is a popular developer productivity extension for Microsoft Visual Studio. It automates most of what can be automated in your coding routines. It finds compiler errors, runtime errors, redundancies, and code smells right as you type, suggesting intelligent corrections for them.