Atomic vs Visual Studio Code

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Atomic vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?

Developers describe Atomic as "The fastest way to design beautiful interactions". Pull in designs from Photoshop or Sketch, instantly animate between them, and share your prototypes with anyone or view on any device via URL. On the other hand, Visual Studio Code is detailed as "Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft". Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

Atomic belongs to "Interactive Mockups" category of the tech stack, while Visual Studio Code can be primarily classified under "Text Editor".

Visual Studio Code is an open source tool with 79.4K GitHub stars and 11.1K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Visual Studio Code's open source repository on GitHub.

Decisions about Atomic and Visual Studio Code
Kamaleshwar BN
Senior Software Engineer at Pulley · | 12 upvotes · 1.1M views

Visual Studio Code became famous over the past 3+ years I believe. The clean UI, easy to use UX and the plethora of integrations made it a very easy decision for us. Our gripe with Sublime was probably only the UX side. VSCode has not failed us till now, and still is able to support our development env without any significant effort.

Goland being paid, as well as built only for Go seemed like a significant limitation to not consider it.

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Simon Ibssa
Student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo · | 2 upvotes · 998.9K views

I decided to choose VSCode over Sublime text for my Systems Programming class in C. What I love about VSCode is its awesome ability to add extensions. Intellisense is a beautiful debugger, and Remote SSH allows me to login and make real-time changes in VSCode to files on my university server. This is an awesome alternative to going back and forth on pushing/pulling code and logging into servers in the terminal. Great choice for anyone interested in C programming!

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Pros of Atomic
Pros of Visual Studio Code
  • 1
    If Framer or Invision can do, Atomic will do it better
  • 333
    Powerful multilanguage IDE
  • 297
    Fast
  • 188
    Front-end develop out of the box
  • 154
    Support TypeScript IntelliSense
  • 139
    Very basic but free
  • 121
    Git integration
  • 104
    Intellisense
  • 75
    Faster than Atom
  • 49
    Better ui, easy plugins, and nice git integration
  • 42
    Great Refactoring Tools
  • 41
    Good Plugins
  • 40
    Terminal
  • 36
    Superb markdown support
  • 35
    Open Source
  • 31
    Extensions
  • 26
    Awesome UI
  • 26
    Large & up-to-date extension community
  • 23
    Powerful and fast
  • 21
    Portable
  • 18
    Best code editor
  • 17
    Best editor
  • 16
    Easy to get started with
  • 15
    Crossplatform
  • 15
    Good for begginers
  • 14
    Built on Electron
  • 14
    Lots of extensions
  • 14
    Open, cross-platform, fast, monthly updates
  • 13
    All Languages Support
  • 13
    Extensions for everything
  • 12
    Extensible
  • 11
    "fast, stable & easy to use"
  • 11
    Git out of the box
  • 11
    Useful for begginer
  • 11
    Ui design is great
  • 11
    Easy to use and learn
  • 11
    Faster edit for slow computer
  • 11
    Totally customizable
  • 10
    Great community
  • 9
    Powerful Debugger
  • 9
    SSH support
  • 9
    Great language support
  • 9
    Fast Startup
  • 9
    It has terminal and there are lots of shortcuts in it
  • 9
    Works With Almost EveryThing You Need
  • 8
    Can compile and run .py files
  • 7
    Python extension is fast
  • 7
    Features rich
  • 7
    Great document formater
  • 6
    She is not Rachel
  • 6
    He is not Michael
  • 6
    Awesome multi cursor support
  • 5
    Very proffesional
  • 5
    Easy azure
  • 5
    Language server client
  • 5
    Extension Echosystem
  • 5
    SFTP Workspace
  • 5
    VSCode.pro Course makes it easy to learn
  • 4
    Has better support and more extentions for debugging
  • 4
    Excellent as git difftool and mergetool
  • 4
    Virtualenv integration
  • 3
    'batteries included'
  • 3
    Better autocompletes than Atom
  • 3
    Supports lots of operating systems
  • 3
    Has more than enough languages for any developer
  • 3
    Emmet preinstalled
  • 3
    More tools to integrate with vs
  • 2
    VS Code Server: Browser version of VS Code
  • 2
    CMake support with autocomplete
  • 2
    Light
  • 2
    Microsoft
  • 2
    Customizable
  • 2
    Fast and ruby is built right in
  • 1
    Big extension marketplace

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Cons of Atomic
Cons of Visual Studio Code
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    • 44
      Slow startup
    • 27
      Resource hog at times
    • 20
      Poor refactoring
    • 14
      Microsoft
    • 13
      Poor UI Designer
    • 11
      Weak Ui design tools
    • 10
      Poor autocomplete
    • 7
      Poor in PHP
    • 7
      Huge cpu usage with few installed extension
    • 6
      Microsoft sends telemetry data
    • 6
      Super Slow
    • 4
      It's MicroSoft
    • 3
      No built in live Preview
    • 3
      Very basic for java development and buggy at times
    • 3
      No Built in Browser Preview
    • 3
      No color Intergrator
    • 3
      Poor in Python
    • 2
      Electron
    • 2
      Bad Plugin Architecture
    • 1
      Terminal does not identify path vars sometimes
    • 1
      Powered by Electron

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    What is Atomic?

    Pull in designs from Photoshop or Sketch, instantly animate between them, and share your prototypes with anyone or view on any device via URL.

    What is Visual Studio Code?

    Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

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    What are some alternatives to Atomic and Visual Studio Code?
    Sublime Text
    Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
    Atom
    At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
    Brackets
    With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, it is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser.
    cell
    cell is a self-constructing web app framework powered by a self-driving DOM. Learning cell is mostly about understanding how cell works, and not about how to use and memorize some API methods, because there is no API.
    InVision
    InVision lets you create stunningly realistic interactive wireframes and prototypes without compromising your creative vision.
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