Atom: Resistance is Futile

Atom: Resistance is Futile

A presentation about Atom Text Editor

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Alex Muraro

March 30, 2016
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    name: “Alessandro Muraro” roles: [ “UI Developer”, “Meetup Organizer” ]

    worksAt: “Objectway” twitterHandle: “@akmur” website: “alexmuraro.me”
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    • Text Editor inspired by Textmate and Sublime Text •

    1 million active users • Created by Github • Open Source and cross platform • Based on Chromium, created with HTML, CSS and Javascript. • Easily modifiable / extensible Atom in a nutshell
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    • Bad documentation • No sense of community • Slow

    development • Ugly package manager • Hard to extend • One man show • Not Open Source But…
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    Recap • Good documentation • Awesome Autocomplete and Linter •

    Easy package installation and set up • Git integration • Hackable & Open Source
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    • Atom CSS Unit Converter • Filesize • Package Sync

    • File Icons • Highlight selected • Open recent • Project manager • Sort lines Gimme more