Atom, Hackable Text Editor By GitHub

GitHub has recently announced its new text editor – Atom. It claimed it would be a 21st century text editor that highly customizable for you to do anything you want. It also allow developers hack to its core of the editor, just like vim and emacs.Atom-Text-Editor-By-GitHub

Built by Web Technology

Atom is similar to Bracket Text Editor. They are both used web technologies to be a desktop application, which means it can easy to plug on different platform with a different wrapper? To make it happens, it is written in Node.js, where have over 50 thousand package are waiting for you to hack on and you can also start a web server within you editor.

Features Highlight

Atom itself will be keep as clean and you can import your pervious editor setting into Atom.

  • File system browser
  • Fuzzy finder for quickly opening files
  • Fast project-wide search and replace
  • Multiple cursors and selections
  • Multiple panes
  • Snippets
  • Code folding
  • A clean preferences UI
  • Import TextMate grammars and themes

Full Customizable for Short key, Theme and Plugins

As mentioned above, you are able to hack on the core, theme and package (plugins).

Screenshot

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The pricing

You maybe concerning such a good editor, would it be charged? The answer is Yes. The President of GitHub Tom Preston-Werner has confirmed that:

Atom won’t be closed source, but it won’t be open source either. It will be somewhere inbetween, making it easy for us to charge for Atom while still making the source available under a restrictive license so you can see how everything works. We haven’t finalized exactly how this will work yet. We will have full details ready for the official launch.

Check it out

If you want to try such awesome developer, hacker editor. You can apply a beta version on

 

Reference: Atom, Hackable Text Editor By GitHub from our JCG partner Chow Chi Sum at the Coders Grid blog.

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