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Atom vs λiquid: 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 λiquid? Vim and Emacs-inspired editor written in Clojure. Clojure Text Editor, for editing clojure code and markdown. Written entirely in Clojure with inspiration from Emacs and Vim.

Atom and λiquid belong to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack.

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, λiquid provides the following key features:

  • Fluidable - Embed your code into λiquid or λiquid into your code
  • Dependency free - Everything is pure Clojure
  • Translatable - Tiny core, simple model, no tricks

Atom and λiquid are both open source tools. It seems that Atom with 49.3K GitHub stars and 12.1K forks on GitHub has more adoption than λiquid with 704 GitHub stars and 26 GitHub forks.

Decisions about Atom and λiquid
Andrey Ginger
Managing Partner at WhiteLabelDevelopers · | 3 upvotes · 306.6K views

Since communication with Github is not necessary, the Atom is less convenient in working with text and code. Sublim's support and understanding of projects is best for us. Notepad for us is a completely outdated solution with an unacceptable interface. We use a good theme for Sublim ayu-dark

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Pros of Atom
Pros of λiquid
  • 527
    Free
  • 446
    Open source
  • 342
    Modular design
  • 318
    Hackable
  • 316
    Beautiful UI
  • 170
    Github integration
  • 147
    Backed by github
  • 119
    Built with node.js
  • 113
    Web native
  • 107
    Community
  • 34
    Packages
  • 18
    Cross platform
  • 5
    Multicursor support
  • 5
    Nice UI
  • 5
    TypeScript editor
  • 3
    cli start
  • 3
    Simple but powerful
  • 3
    Open source, lots of packages, and so configurable
  • 3
    Chrome Inspector works IN EDITOR
  • 3
    Snippets
  • 2
    Awesome
  • 2
    Code readability
  • 2
    Smart TypeScript code completion
  • 2
    It's powerful
  • 2
    Well documented
  • 1
    "Free", "Hackable", "Open Source", The Awesomness
  • 1
    works with GitLab
  • 1
    full support
  • 1
    vim support
  • 1
    Split-Tab Layout
  • 1
    Consistent UI on all platforms
  • 1
    User friendly
  • 1
    Hackable and Open Source
  • 1
    Made by github. YAY
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    Cons of Atom
    Cons of λiquid
    • 19
      Slow with large files
    • 7
      Heavy and slow
    • 6
      Slow startup
    • 1
      Most of the time packages are hard to find.
    • 1
      Can be easily Modified
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      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 λiquid?

      Clojure Text Editor, for editing clojure code and markdown. Written entirely in Clojure with inspiration from Emacs and Vim.

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        What are some alternatives to Atom and λiquid?
        Sublime Text
        Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
        Visual Studio Code
        Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
        Brackets
        With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, it is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser.
        cell
        cell is a self-constructing web app framework powered by a self-driving DOM. Learning cell is mostly about understanding how cell works, and not about how to use and memorize some API methods, because there is no API.
        Element
        Element is a Vue 2.0 based component library for developers, designers and product managers, with a set of design resources.
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