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Likelihood to Recommend
My recommendation depends on whether my colleague is already using Atom or not. If they are not using Atom, I sincerely find VSCode to be a slightly better editor with a much brighter future in terms of feature development, upcoming plugins, and support. So they should start with VSCode. However, if they are already using Atom, I see no reason to switch for the time being. Atom was a great editor for a long time, and though feature development has stalled, it continues to perform well. It will meet most people's needs when it comes to editing dynamically typed languages.
- Atom is highly customizable and allows for various themes and extensions that can make your code easier to read.
- Atom has many code hinting features that allow users to write faster and integrate with services likeLINT that can clean up your code once your done to meet your internal teams style choices.
- It's very fast and manages projects well - Accessing other files within a related folder(s) is very easy and intuitive.
- It's free!
- Due to some default settings, when I opened the file in Atom and commit it on Git it shows almost every line is changed so my PR is looking too big/ugly.
- I think omitting the empty spaces should not be the default setting.
- Performance needs some attention.
Likelihood to Renew
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Well Atom is open source so the re-new is a no brainer. The only way I would stop using Atom is if the developers somehow made it not function well. Or, if the project got forked to a commercial version or something. Or, there could be the case that development stops or that it was not updated on this or that platform
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Compared to coding programs, I've found Brackets to be more robust. Some aspects of Atom I've found to be somewhat cumbersome (JSON customization when GUI should be an option), but ultimately Atom is a better experience. Other programs like Dreamweaver tend to be clunky and promise more than they deliver. While basic text edit programs may "do the trick," there is no reason to search further than Atom.
Return on Investment
- There really was no ROI for us using or not using Atom, positive or negative.
- The only positive thing I can think of is that I got some face time with the software and realized it just was not for me.
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