When comparing Sublime Linter vs Git Gutter, the Slant community recommends Git Gutter for most people. In the question“What are the best plugins for Sublime Text?” Git Gutter is ranked 6th while Sublime Linter is ranked 7th.
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Pro Helps you find errors in the code
Pro Supports pretty much every language
Pro Makes it really easy to see if a line has been inserted, modified or deleted.
Pro Has hot keys for jumping to the next changed line in the file
Git Gutter exposes the commands
git_gutter_prev_change for navigating to parts of the file that are different from git. By default they're bound to
ctrl+shift+alt+krespectively, but you can change them in your user key bindings file.
Con Tends to cause Sublime Text to run slowly
With Sublime Linter installed, dialog boxes warning that the plugin is running slowly can become a common occurrence, depending on the types of files you regularly work with.
Con Many default linters require installing Node.js
Con Directory locking causes issues when changing branches
If you have Sublime Text 3 open when switching branches directories are not removed if they are specific to a branch. This can create a real mess as the directory is treated as a new addition to the destination branch. Deleting the directory is still seen as a directory added then removed in the branch.