A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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Atom is a free and open-source text and source-code editor for macOS, Linux, and Windows with support for plug-ins written in JavaScript, and embedded Git control. Developed by GitHub, Atom was released on June 25, 2015.

On June 8, 2022, GitHub announced Atom's end-of-life, occurring on December 15 of the same year, justifying its need "to prioritize technologies that enable the future of software development", specifically its GitHub Codespaces and Visual Studio Code, developed by Microsoft which had acquired GitHub in 2018.

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Atom is a modern open source text editor developed by GitHub. It is designed to be approachable out of the box yet highly customizable. Atom is built using web technologies: the look and feel can be customized using CSS and new features can be added with HTML and JavaScript. There are also thousands of community created themes and packages available.

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  • Last modified: 2022/08/14 15:00
  • by Henrik Yllemo