text editor

Getting started with Vim
Want to become a master of text editing in the terminal, and beyond? These tips for getting started with Vim will steer you in the right direction.
2 comments Posted 21 Jul 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Vim or Emacs?
It may be 2016, but among many developers and system administrators, the editor war is still alive and well. Vim (and vi) or Emacs: Both have strong followings, and of course, plenty of people use something else entirely. Which do you prefer?
26 comments Posted 21 Jul 2016 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
An intro to Emacs
GNU Emacs can be much more than just a text editor. Learn how to get started.
12 comments Posted 10 Feb 2016 by Sachin Patil (Red Hat) Feed
Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
This week's Top 5 looks at Linux in the military, text editors, text tools, document tools, and Python and Raspberry Pi for education.
0 comments Posted 10 Jul 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Take a look at five great open source alternatives to Google Docs.
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2015 by Tatiana Kochedykova Feed
The text editor is a workhorse for many people working in tech. A few of the most popular options out there today are tried-and-true text editors like vi, Emacs, and gedit. And, a new text editor on the scene that's picking up traction is Atom. All four are open source, so you can get involved in... Read more
50 comments Posted 6 Jul 2015 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Scientific writing with JotGit
Years ago, in a graduate computer science course, I was tasked with implementing an algorithm for "variational image segmentation by motion detection." The algorithm was, as they say, a doozy. Tersely described over the course of half a dozen papers, it had dozens of subroutines, which when... Read more
2 comments Posted 16 Jun 2014 by John Lees-Miller Feed