I recently bought a new dev machine (after much deliberation, I went with a refurbished 2016 MacBook Pro). This was a great opportunity to reconsider the applications I use for my software development. I had been writing code in Atom on my old computer, and I was happy enough with it to not bother switching... for the most part.
The feature where Atom slows down and crashes if I open a big file really helps me keep my code concise and my classes small. 👌
21:44 PM - 09 Mar 2017
I like the idea behind Atom, that it's super customizable with widely-known web technologies to ensure it's on the cutting edge in terms of packages written for it and fast adoption of new technologies. But it was slow, and not all that advanced in any special way. I was open to change.
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