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Discussion on: Is there a future for the Atom editor?

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Anchit Bajaj • Edited

VSCode(or VSCodium, the actual free and open source version) is leagues ahead in terms of speed. While MS promised not to discontinue Atom, development has slowed down. I expect it'll be kicked soon enough in a couple of years.

On the other hand atom-shell or electron is the biggest thing that came out of Atom and it'll still be used in the foreseeable future.