I wanted to give you a quick update on my Atom test drive, 18 days in, as it keeps going.
First things first: IT IS SLOW. This is actually so bad that even if I like everything else (and I am liking it), I might drop Atom because of that.
Apart from the abysmal performance, Atom looks nice, and, while I have to be careful not to hit Emacs chords, all the keyboard defaults are nice.
Here’s a list of plugins I am using for now. It will probably grow as I use it more, and I will probably remove something, but here it is:
- git-blame-plus (but I have no idea what it does, I liked the name)
- git-plus (nice git integration, but definitely not magit)
- language-docker (you know, I love Docker)
- markdown-pdf (after all pdf is the 4th most popular religion)
For visual pleasure, and that’s one of the most important reasons to switch to Atom: