GNU Emacs

GNU Emacs

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About GNU Emacs

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more.

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Pros of GNU Emacs

Infinitely customisable
Completely free
Keyboard-focused
mouse-free editing
Works in terminal
Self documenting
Has turn-key packages for IDE work
Has Vim emulation
Works over SSH
Great Integration

Cons of GNU Emacs

Not set up as an IDE by default
Learning curve is steep
Non-standard keyboard commands
A UI designed before anyone had a clue about UI design
Chorded keyboard combinations can be baffling