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Text Editor Performance Comparison
34 points by luuhttps://github.com/jhallen/joes-sandbox/blob/master/editor-perf/...
doktrin - 9 minutes ago
Nice to see Sublime performing so well relative to Code and Atom
mzzter - 5 minutes ago
I really wanted to give Atom a chance since it gets stuff like
ligatures right, but I find its slow startup speed to be a no-go. I
simply find in Sublime a much stabler experience and faster startup
time, which makes it feel more productive.
pselbert - 5 minutes ago
When I read the headline I thought it would be a link to Dan Luu's
recent post . Not too surprising that it was actually submitted
by him!The most amazing part of this is the JOE editor. Performance
and memory aside, I'm astounded it has been maintained by the same
person since 1988! : https://danluu.com/term-latency/ :
laylomo2 - 19 minutes ago
This is really cool. It would also be useful to provide a
visualization of these numbers for easier scanning. Thanks for
nooreen - 16 minutes ago
Nice that you can do so much in so many editors. Luckily, Emacs had
me at hello and I will never turn back.
michaelmior - 15 minutes ago
Very cool. Would be really interesting to see how neovim compares.
nkkollaw - 13 minutes ago
Very cool. I thought Nano would perform much better..?A problem
with some fast editors might be ease of use. For instance, I would
have loved to try out JOE editor, but I couldn't find builds, the
code is hosted on Sourceforge, etc. etc.I think a huge feature for
an editor is usability: is there a website where I can download a
build for my OS? Does it update by itself? Is it easy to configure,
install plugins, etc.?
zeptomu - 8 minutes ago
Assuming you are on a proper OS, it comes with your distribution,
e.g. via Ubuntu it's just $ apt install joe And it's ready
(obviously you might want to configure it differently than the
pselbert - 3 minutes ago
You can install JOE on macOS through homebrew. Running "brew
install joe" begins installing version 4.4