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Atom is a hackable text editor

Atom is a text editor that’s modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.

Summary: It has been touted as a Node.js Editor alongside Sublime Text and Cloud 9.

  • Described as a feature for feature clone of Sublime
  • Web applicaton wrapped in a destop shell inside a WebKit instance.
  • Written mostly in CoffeeScript
  • Plugins = Packages

Sublime Text

  • Based on Python
  • Highly extensible – runs on OSX Windows and Linux
  • Latest version Sublime Text 3 – Build 3083
  • Free evaluation $70 License – looks like a $30 upgrade from version 2.

Cloud 9 IDE

  • Runs in the browser based in the cloud
  • There is Cloud9 Chrome extension
  • Free for open source projects and $20 per month for more than 1 private project.

Head to head comparison here.