When comparing pyvim vs EmEditor, the Slant community recommends pyvim for most people. In the question“What are the best programming text editors?” pyvim is ranked 59th while EmEditor is ranked 60th. The most important reason people chose pyvim is:
Pyvim is written in Python. It's a great language that allows for fast development of features and quick bugfixing. It also relies on existing Python plugins to add even more functionality.
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Pro Fast development of new features
Pyvim is written in Python. It's a great language that allows for fast development of features and quick bugfixing.
It also relies on existing Python plugins to add even more functionality.
Pro Vim-like editor
Pyvim has some of Vim's features and shortcuts, as well as some custom improvements that are already built-in.
Pro Excellent file compare functionality
Comparing files is intuitive and works well.
Pro Very good at handling (large) CSV files
Quickly opens even very large CSVs and converts data to columns according to delimiter. Fast Search/Replace operations.
Pro Opens very large files very fast
Con CLI only
Pyvim runs through the terminal only.
Con Default themes and syntax coloring not the prettiest
Some syntax highlighting colors and/or themes don't look very good - but can be customised.