Atom vs Atomic: What are the differences?
What is Atom? 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 is Atomic? The fastest way to design beautiful interactions. Pull in designs from Photoshop or Sketch, instantly animate between them, and share your prototypes with anyone or view on any device via URL.
Atom and Atomic are primarily classified as "Text Editor" and "Interactive Mockups" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Atom are:
- Atom is a desktop application based on web technologies
- Node.js integration
- Modular Design- composed of over 50 open-source packages that integrate around a minimal core
On the other hand, Atomic provides the following key features:
- Work your way up from a blank canvas, or pull in designs from Photoshop or Sketch.
- Lay out your states and instantly animate between them, without coding a thing.
- Share your prototypes with anyone or view on any device via a humble URL.
Atom is an open source tool with 49.3K GitHub stars and 12.1K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Atom's open source repository on GitHub.