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66 Ratings
Top Rated
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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Atom

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.
Patrick Fong | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

This is completely dependent on job function. If you need to just view/edit data, then this tool is hands down the most intuitive and easy to use for that purpose. Our support team will greatly benefit from the ease of use for sorting, filtering, and viewing data. However, for a development role it would be better to select a different tool unless, of course, that developer was trying to find data issues or see what the data looks like after operations have run.
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Atom

  • 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!
Mark Nowowiejski | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

  • Intellisense is rock solid.
  • Sorting, filtering, and grouping are super easy by just using the grid columns. No having to write queries!
  • UI is super intuitive.
  • There is a master-child detail designer where you drop tables into the designer, link up their relationships (whether there are foreign keys or not), and then you can view the linked data.
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Atom

  • 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.
Suleman Ahmad | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

  • No table/database designers (yet). They have said it's coming.
  • No way to create scripts to create the database/tables that other tools have. This makes it difficult for developers to use to generate DDL scripts.
  • Data export does an individual insert per row of data, which is a little inefficient. Other tools will do a single insert for a configurable amount of rows per insert statement.
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Atom

Atom 10.0
Based on 1 answer
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
Jason Smith, DPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

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Usability

Atom

Atom 9.0
Based on 2 answers
I give Atom a 9 because it is one of the most modern text editors built with JavaScript intentionally to allow the editor to be changed and modified with custom functionality that a team may need. I think I would otherwise give atom an 8 due to support, but it gets a 9/10 because of the extensibility/plugin capability.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

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Support Rating

Atom

Atom 8.3
Based on 26 answers
I never got to reach out to the support team for an urgent/critical matter, but simple functionality or features that required understanding, or submitting a feature request found after using the product for specific use (specific javascript coding features that could be done through other products)
Samuel Hadid | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

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Implementation Rating

Atom

Atom 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Just download and install
Jason Smith, DPA | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

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Alternatives Considered

Atom

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.
Walter Aho | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

While DBeaver ended up being the goto for our development team, everyone else is going to be using dbForge Studio. The UI was hands down much easier to get used to, and the sorting/filtering options make it super easy for anyone to view the data the way they needed it. You don't need SQL query knowledge to use this product. DBeaver DOES have a master detail type data view buried into some right click menus, however, you can't just link up a bunch of tables and see/scroll through master records and have all the child tables update. It's useful, but not as useful as dbForge Studio.Valentina was just way too hard for people to navigate and use on a daily basis.
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Atom

  • 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.
Matthew James | TrustRadius Reviewer

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

  • Saved a TON of time when looking at massive amounts of parent/child data by allowing us to just use the master-detail browser.
  • Very little training time needed for employees that are already used to using SQL Management Studio. This is a proper Windows UI application.
  • Very cost effective to purchase the standard edition for every employee that needs it, but the free edition does most of what they need too!
Aaron Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Atom

Pricing Details

Atom

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Atom Editions & Modules

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dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

dbForge Studio for PostgreSQL Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard119.95
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