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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Christopher Latham Sholes (February 14, 1819 – February 17, 1890) was an American inventor who invented the QWERTY keyboard and along with Frank Haven Hall, Samuel W. Soule, Carlos Gladden and John Pratt, has been contended as one of the …

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