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What's your favorite Editor theme?

I'm an Atom fanatic even though it consumes a lot of RAM 😂. So what's your favorite Atom theme?

I used atom-material-ui previously.

I'm currently using GitHub light.

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Shuhei Matsuoka • Edited

I use Dracura.

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Tiffany White

They have a theme for all the things. Alfred, iTerm, and Ulysses. That was one reason I wasn't switching from Wes Bos's Cobalt2 theme.

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Alex Gwartney

I love the Cobalt but at the same time, it's always a toss-up between that and the Dracula theme.

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Ian Johnson

I use Nord for just about everything.

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Ben Halpern

An editor theme consumes a lot of RAM? That seems troubling.

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Andy Zhao (he/him)

I think he meant Atom consumes a lot of RAM. Although you got me thinking...

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It's Atom!!

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Sanket Dasgupta

I use Visual Studio Code with the Material theme

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Alex Carpenter • Edited

Material Palenight Theme screenshot

I use the Material Palenight Theme

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Mattia Astorino • Edited

Please note that Material Palenight Theme is a cloned version of the Original Material Theme for VSC. Consider to use the original one that is supported, not bugged, that provide more features like custom file icons, other variants (default, darker, lighter) and accents colors.

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Nshan Petrosyan

Would love to see an Atom version :D

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Will Stone • Edited

I use VSCode and created my own theme, Plastic. You can find it here:

It’s loosely based on Atom’s One Dark theme, a little darker, with a simpler colour configuration.


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Andy Zhao (he/him)

Not sure if it's my favorite, but I used Solarized Dark for a long time. Currently using One Dark theme on VS Code and my terminal (iTerm2). Both themes are available on Atom and for VS Code (and probably Sublime).

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Evan Oman • Edited

I love Solarized Dark. It is also nice how many tools support it. I like a consistent look accross editors, terminals, etc.

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Stephen Chiang • Edited

I prefer dark themes, so

Atom: Seti-UI and Seti-syntax

Atom Seti-UI

I like it so much it almost made me skip switching to VS Code, but I switched anyway.

VS Code: Electron

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Mattia Astorino

Try vsc-material-theme ;)

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Stephen Chiang

that's also a good one :)

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Max Cerrina

Oooooh, we clearly have similar taste!

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Aaroh Mankad • Edited

I use the Material Theme in Sublime! (It might be available in Atom as well.)

Looks pretty nice in my opinion:

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I tend to change it up from time to time. My editor of choice is VS Code and I'm currently using Wes Bos's Cobalt2 Theme.

The theme I was using before this one was Dracula .

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Davide Becker

I've been using Brogrammer for the longest time. First on Sublime, now with VSCode. Never seen it mentioned anywhere, but I can't use any other theme anymore... The colors are just perfect for me.

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Andrew Raieta • Edited

mhhh.....nice question...for example I tried to use atom 1 years ago, but it consumes a lot of RAM. Then I discovered VSCode and today I use it for scripting and data scientist...I think my theme is "Nightingale"

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Edwin Ramirez

I was using Material theme and Hacker Font for Atom. But then I discovered VSC, so I switched. And discovered ligatures, and switched to Fira Code. And discovered Nova (

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Arden de Raaij

Monokai ftw. (currently on VS Code). The first time I tried VS Code it didn't have a proper Monokai theme so I called it quits. I've tried loads of different themes but I always come back to Monokai

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Andrés Pérez

When I used Atom I really loved ariake dark for syntax and material for ui.

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