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An open IDE for web and native mobile development, built on top of Atom (by Facebook)
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What is Nuclide?

A unified developer experience for web and mobile development, built as a suite of packages on top of Atom to provide hackability and the support of an active community.
Nuclide is a tool in the Integrated Development Environment category of a tech stack.
Nuclide is an open source tool with 8K GitHub stars and 753 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nuclide's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Nuclide?

Companies
10 companies reportedly use Nuclide in their tech stacks, including Facebook, Instagram, and Web Site - MovieLaLa.com.

Developers
26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Nuclide.

Why developers like Nuclide?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Nuclide

Nuclide's Features

  • Remote development. At Facebook, our web and back-end engineers work on remote development servers in our data centers. Nuclide provides a pair of packages that allow connections over SSH to a lightweight node daemon on the server, making possible remote file editing and syntax/type validation. Of course, this also works for VMs, enabling local development on HHVM, for example.
  • Hack language support. The Hack codebase is one of the largest at Facebook. First-class Hack support — including syntax highlighting, type-checking, autocomplete, and click-to-symbol features — has been an important requirement on Nuclide from the start. We're also excited that the growing Hack community outside the company will be able to enjoy dedicated IDE support.
  • Flow support. For both local and remote JavaScript development, Flow has brought type integrity and the ability to quickly refactor our React components and apps. As it does for Hack, Nuclide supports Flow-specific decorations and editor features in @flow-annotated files.
  • Mercurial support. We now use Mercurial as our primary source control platform, so of course Nuclide adds support accordingly. This includes working to change highlighting in the file tree, bookmark labeling, and a read-only diff viewer — again, for both local and remote development.
  • Omni-search. Last but not least, this initial release includes our universal search tool package. In a large, multi-language codebase like ours, finding files and symbols quickly and efficiently is important for our engineers.

Nuclide Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Nuclide?
Atom
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.
Atom-IDE
A collection of Atom UIs to support language services as part of Atom IDE, designed for use with packages built on top of atom-languageclient.
Eclipse
Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation. Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform.
Deco
You can get started right away on your React Native project by installing Deco and creating a new project — it's fast and there's no manual setup needed. File scaffolding handles your boilerplate. Ready-made components drop right into your code. Properties are graphically editable through the property inspector. It's an entirely new way to write, tweak, and re-use code.
IntelliJ IDEA
Out of the box, IntelliJ IDEA provides a comprehensive feature set including tools and integrations with the most important modern technologies and frameworks for enterprise and web development with Java, Scala, Groovy and other languages.
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Nuclide's Stats

Nuclide's Followers
52 developers follow Nuclide to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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