Atom is a text editor that’s modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.
What Atom IDE can do :
Cross platform editing Atom works across operating systems. You can use it on OS X, Windows, or Linux. Builtin package manager Search for and install new packages or start creating your own—all from within Atom Smart auto completion Atom helps you write code faster with a smart, flexible autocomplete. File system browser Easily browse and open a single file, a whole project, or multiple projects in one window. Multiple panes Split your Atom interface into multiple panes to compare and edit code across files.
Find and replace:
Find, preview, and replace text as you type in a file or across all your projects.
Latest Features :
- Most Recently Used Tab Switching.
- Opening and Managing Files from the Tree View.
- Adding Project Folders from the Command Line.
- Keyup Keystroke Support in Keybinds.
- Crash Recovery
- Environment Per Window
- Packages Using Async Git
- Electron Update
- More Ways to Move Text
Added the ability to update an Atom window’s environment from the terminal by executing the same command with an updated terminal environment.
How To Install :
To install Atom in your system got to https://atom.io link and click the windows installer button it will start your downloading. After downloading the setup install it in your system but in order to configure atom for salesforce first download github from https://desktop.github.com/ after downloading github install it as well in your system. That’s not it after installing Github you have to install Mavensmate app too to make the atom work for Salesforce. To download Mavensmate please follow this link https://desktop.github.com/. After all these apps are installed than configure atom to work for your system.
Open File > Setting… > +Install > Search for “MavensMate” > Install
Or from Command Line : apm install MavensMateAtom
When you are working on salesforce please make sure that mavensmate is also running. Now to make changes in the settings.
MavensMate > Settings > Global Settings
And for Plugin setting:
MavensMate > Settings > Plugin Settings
Create a Project :
To create your first MavensMate for Atom project:
1. Be sure to configure your mm_workspace: MavensMate menu > Settings > Global Settings
2. MavensMate > New Project
To run MavensMate commands, use the Atom command palette (on OSX: command+shift+p) or use the .MavensMate menu in Atom.