Atom describes itself as a hackable text editor, and what it means is that it allows new and intermediate programmers the chance to create their own text editor without years of work or programming experience. It is an open source text editor that has made altering its code even easier than ever.
Customize the editor to do as you wish with your new text editor
A great text editor and programming toy
On its own, Atom offers people a fantastic text editor that they can use for free. However, it is also a perfect toy for junior and advanced programmers to play with. The text editor is very easy to customize, and you can search for and install new packages to get you started with your customizations right away.