To succeed in the development world, not only do you need the knowledge but also the right tools. The latter include text editors and Atom is backed by one of the greatest software development communities, as is the case with GitHub.
It's an open-source text editor compatible with several different development languages. It can be used as an IDE and its greatest advantage is that its functions can be expanded by means of installing modules developed freely by its community.
Main features and functions
These are the main features of this program in its version for Mac:
- Multiplatform editing.
- Expandable by means of extensions thanks to its built-in extension manager.
- Smart syntax completion functions.
- File explorer.
- Tool to search and replace.
- Customizable by means of themes.