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Github is closing one of its most popular dev tools

June 9, 2022

Via: Techradar

GitHub has revealed that its free and open-source text and source code editor Atom is biting the dust.

In a blog post(opens in new tab) announcing the news, the company said it decided to sunset Atom on December 15, 2022, after which both the Atom repository and all other repositories will be archived.

Atom, which was first introduced more than a decade ago, was designed to be “deeply customizable, but also easy to use”, GitHub said, adding that while reliability, security, and performance remain core to GitHub, the best way to serve the community is to archive Atom and “prioritize technologies that enable the future of software development.”

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