The very first moments with the Atom editor: how it looks, how it works, what’s missing still.
I got a beta invite, I feel special.
It’s a rare occasion to get to try a new editor that rivals the all mighty Sublime Text. Speaking of Sublime Text, Atom UI is very similar to Sublime Text.
Straight out the box:
The light theme is alright also:
Settings look like this, no more
json files (consider that good or bad):
In settings you can search packages and see shortcuts related to them:
In a year or so, I really see this being the de facto editor for web developers. Remember TextMate? The editor we all used and loved, until one day, a day just like today, we were all head over heels into Sublime Text.
No SFTP package, it's just nice to go commando sometimes on small demo sites
And probably loads of other stuff also... I just last night installed it :)
But hey, Atom is still in it's infancy. Looks super promising!
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