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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 gedit?

gedit is the GNOME text editor. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

What is Kakoune?

Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones. Kakoune can operate in two modes, normal and insertion. In insertion mode, keys are directly inserted into the current buffer. In normal mode, keys are used to manipulate the current selection and to enter insertion mode.

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Why do developers choose Atom?
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    Why do developers choose gedit?
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    Why do developers choose Kakoune?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Atom?
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    What are the cons of using gedit?
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    What are the cons of using Kakoune?
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    Pricing

    How much does Atom cost?
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    How much does Kakoune cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Atom?
    759 companies on StackShare use Atom
    What companies use gedit?
    1 companies on StackShare use gedit
    What companies use Kakoune?
    0 companies on StackShare use Kakoune

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Atom?
    11 tools on StackShare integrate with Atom
    No integrations listed yet
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    What are some alternatives to Atom, gedit, and Kakoune?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Atom

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