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

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Jonathan Apodaca

Yes, both are built on Electron.

Every time somebody on Reddit brings up how "Electron apps are slow and bloated", I like to think about how well-implemented software (VSCode) can work despite its constrained environment.

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Peter Witham

I feel that Microsoft has done an outstanding job of showing how well an Electron-based app can run by way of VS Code when done right.

Forem Open with the Forem app