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79 Ratings
5 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 8.8 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Atom is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Rapid SQL is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.5

Atom

95%
30 Ratings
9.0

Rapid SQL

90%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

Atom

100%
1 Rating

Rapid SQL

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

9.0

Atom

90%
2 Ratings

Rapid SQL

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.4

Atom

84%
24 Ratings
10.0

Rapid SQL

100%
2 Ratings

Implementation Rating

10.0

Atom

100%
2 Ratings

Rapid SQL

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Atom

Atom is great for developers looking for a completely hackable experience. There is a ton of plugins available to you, and you can really build an editor that matches your own personal taste. The performance is also pretty neat and does not impact your CPU as much as the competition.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rapid SQL

Rapid SQL is great for smaller organizations and development teams who are experienced with an SQL environment. It is not suitable for most beginners who are not familiar and need a learning platform.
Anonymous | 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

Rapid SQL

  • Robust
  • Simple to use
  • Affordable
Richard Baroniunas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Atom

  • There should be a better user tips manual page to learn keyboard shortcuts
  • It would also be beneficial if mathematical and data analytic tools were added
  • it has quite high start-up timing when you open large projects to work on it
  • Sometimes, atom closed suddenly and do not open again
  • It still lacks better options with the previews even though there are already some by users adding plugins
  • It doesn't have self-correct features for lint errors, unlike IntelliJ
Deepshi Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rapid SQL

  • User base support is not as great as MySQL, SQL Server, and Oracle.
  • The included editor could be refined. I notice some of the reserved words were not highlighted.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Atom

General

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

Starting Price

Rapid SQL

General

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

Starting Price

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

Rapid SQL

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Rapid SQL

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Atom

Atom 8.4
Based on 24 answers
Atom has an active forum and a Slack group where you can ask technical questions. Occasionally, the authors will pop in to answer a few questions here and there, but most of the time, its other helpful users who will assist you. Though they aren't the most knowledgeable, they are at least timely.
As for plugin support, that differs with each plugin, but as I mentioned before, many plugins are no longer maintained.
Patrick Fong | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rapid SQL

Rapid SQL 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Support is outstanding and gets answers quickly when confronted at a client site with an issue.
Richard Baroniunas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Atom

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

Rapid SQL

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Atom

They are both pretty good; however, Sublime is free to use but on a trial basis. Atom is free open source. Sublime doesn't have the Github integration or a project file browser. Sublime does have a workspace view option but haven't really used it as much as Atom.
Laura Glover | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rapid SQL

The IT department uses it so we adopted the software. I would have chosen SQL Server myself.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Atom

  • The tool we use when we need quick fixes. Allows fast, reliable scripting to fix urgent problems in our applications.
  • When applications grow from 5-10 files to 100's, they need to be migrated to a heavier-duty IDE. This can be cumbersome and quite annoying, but is necessary to maintain code integrity on such a large scale (since it cannot be done with the limited default toolset of Atom).
Dylan Cauwels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rapid SQL

  • Customer insight on issues
  • Maintenance package is affordable.
Richard Baroniunas | TrustRadius Reviewer

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