Atom vs. Emacs vs. Brackets



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Description

What is 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.

What is Emacs?

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.

What is Brackets?

With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Try Creative Cloud Extract (preview) for Brackets for an easy way to get clean, minimal CSS straight from a PSD with no generated code.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Atom?
Why do you like Atom?

Why do developers choose Emacs?
Why do you like Emacs?

Why do developers choose Brackets?
Why do you like Brackets?

Cons

What are the cons of using Atom?
Downsides of Atom?

What are the cons of using Emacs?
No Cons submitted yet for Emacs
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What are the cons of using Brackets?
No Cons submitted yet for Brackets
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Companies

What companies use Atom?
1006 companies on StackShare use Atom
What companies use Emacs?
112 companies on StackShare use Emacs
What companies use Brackets?
49 companies on StackShare use Brackets

Integrations

What tools integrate with Atom?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Atom
What tools integrate with Emacs?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Emacs
What tools integrate with Brackets?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Brackets

What are some alternatives to Atom, Emacs, and Brackets?

  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Notepad++ - Free source code editor and Notepad replacement

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