I moved from gVim to Atom as a cross-platform text editor a few years ago, have just learned that they are "sunsetting" the editor. I am a big fan of VSCode and Visual Studio in general, XCode on MacOS but these are more fully-featured IDE's. What text editors will run on Windows, Linux and MacOS that offered the same flexibility as Atom? Seeking recommendations before I just go back to GTK+Vim and die a little inside. More info on the sunset for Atom 😢 github.blog/2022-06-08-sunsett

@hackerfantastic Yeah, the moment Microsoft bought GitHub it was clear that Atom was doomed. I hate relying on anything from Microsoft, but vscode is somehow attracting all the top tooling, so I've been trying to use it when I can. Still using vim like 90% of the time though. I also often find myself editing a file with vim from the vscode terminal. 🙃


@deanpierce that makes sense as to why it was sunset, disappointing because VSCode is awesome but it can really be a resource hog on low-cost SBC and when you have many VM machines open it isn't nice to have to load additional bloat when you just want to edit a flat text file.

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