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While Vim and Emacs are the heavyweights, they're not the only game in text editor town. Learn tips for making the most of those text editing applications, as well as some of the other options worth considering.

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Learn to use Vim enough to get by at work or for a new project.
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Geany is a light and swift text editor with IDE features.
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Visual mode makes it easier to highlight and manipulate text in Vim.
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Expand Vim's capabilities and improve your workflow with these five plugins for writing code.
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Keep track of your notes with this simple, open source alternative to Evernote.
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If you're looking for an easy way to format Markdown text, these editors may fit your needs.
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Create basic websites from Markdown files with this useful open source tool.