Atom is an open-source free text. It uses the source code editor for macOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows with support for plug-ins which is written in Node.js, and embedded Git Control, developed by GitHub. Atom is a desktop application which is built using web technologies.

Invented By: GitHub Inc.
Year Invented: February 26, 2014

There are many extending packages which have free software licenses and they are community-built and maintained. Atom has basis of Electron (formerly known as Atom Shell), which is a framework that enables cross-platform desktop applications using Chromium and Node.js. It is designed in CoffeeScript and Less.

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This character name is alluding to Philo Farnsworth and Vladimir K. Zworykin, who invented the iconoscope. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2013