A hackable text editor for the 21st Century. At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
- What should be a simple application is implemented in the extremely bloated Electron framework. No thanks, I'll take something native.
- Atom isn't lightweight as Notepad++
- Bloated and slow compared to Notepad++