Writing a Code Editor with Layers

Davin Hills
May 25, 2020 · 6 min read

Why write a new editor?

This is a really good question. VS Code, Sublime, Atom, or the venerable vim and emacs, there seem to be plenty of great editors to choose from. Well, I understand things much better if I pull them apart and try and build my own. So let’s go with this being a way to get better at text editing… I have played with this on and off for years, learning new bits as I go…