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By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

Atom Text Editor Turns 1

Atom blog 1 year ago this weekend:

Today we’re proud to announce Atom 1.0. It’s amazing to think Atom has only been out and available to the public for a little over a year. A lot has happened since then. Atom has been downloaded 1.3 million times, and serves 350,000 monthly active users. The community has created 660 themes, and 2,090 packages including can’t-live-without packages that have their own mini communities like the linter, autocomplete-plus, and minimap.

I switched to Atom back in March and I'm very happy with the move. Atom has a wonderful community of people working on building this app up to a strong Sublime Text competitor. It's not as blazingly fast as Sublime, but I prefer it in every other way. Happy first birthday, Atom!

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Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.