One of the main things that makes you a good developer is experience. Therefore, people with more experience are more likely to be good developers. Also, these people with more experience have quite plausibly collected that experience over a longer span of time, and that in the time they started to collect it, IDEs were less commonly used than vim or emacs.
Using an IDE or a console editor won't make you a better or worse developer. So use whatever you want and collect as much experience and knowledge as you can to become the best developer you can be.
I'm totally sharing your point, Alex. Thank you!
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