When comparing SideBar Enhancements vs Origami, the Slant community recommends SideBar Enhancements for most people. In the question“What are the best plugins for Sublime Text?” SideBar Enhancements is ranked 2nd while Origami is ranked 25th.
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Pro Adds goodness to context of clicks
Pro Adds a ton of functionality to the sidebar
- Move to trash
- Open in browser
- Copy the content of a file as data:uri base64
- Close, move, open and restore buffers affected by a rename/move command
- Copy as tags img/a/script/style
- Preference to control if a buffer should be closed when affected by a deletion operation
- Allows to display "file modified date" and "file size" on statusbar
Pro Completely free
Origami is offered to the public completely free, no monthly plans, no upfront cost whatsoever.
Pro Powerful animations and interactions
Origami was actually built to help Facebook designers work on Paper, one of Facebook's latest apps. Every animation that is coded into Origami was first made for Paper. It uses powerful 3D effects and some of the most advanced features for scrolling, tapping and swiping to create a faithful and interactive prototype.
Pro Native testing
Developers can develop their prototypes with origami through their desktops, but the testing itself is done on the native devices.
Pro No code required
Origami is built by designers for designers. As such, it allows for quick prototyping without writing a single line of code.
Pro Open source
Origami is free and open source and it is hosted on GitHub.
Pro Like only-Mac-integration! Great app! Thank you.
Con Data collection
SE ships your data off to Kite.
Con ST2 version is not maintained anymore
The last ST2 version is available here. All future functionality will be added only to the ST3 version.
Con Steep learning curve
Origami is a toolkit for Quartz Composer, and unfortunately the learning curve for it is quite steep. Especially for beginners.
Con Mac only
Since Origami is not an app in and on itself, but a plugin for Quartz Composer, which is built by Apple. Therefore, Origami is only available for Mac and for a developer to download and use it, they need to register as an Apple Developer.
Con Mouse driven interactions
There's no way to directly test the tactile interface.