Category: atom packages

Sourcehunt September – Hacktoberfest Edition

It’s that time of year again – DigitalOcean’s Hacktoberfest is starting! It’s a month-long open source effort when people are encouraged to contribute to various open source projects (not their own!). Anyone who opens 4 pull requests (even documentation fixes count!) gets a T-shirt at the end of...

How to Write Atom Packages Using Vanilla JavaScript

Atom is a modern, to the core hackable editor. This is great, but for developers who aren’t fluent in CoffeeScript, it is hard to follow the documentation. Understanding the ecosystem of Atom can become confusing. Let’s go through all aspects of how writing an Atom package in JavaScript works. Understanding...