This Week in Atom Packages
It hasn’t even been a week and we’ve already seen a lot of amazing packages emerge from the Atom community! Some are super useful and others are… well, useful if you want to blow up your code.
Atom-jshint by Joezo
.jshintrc files so you can disable any warnings you don’t care about. Read more about it on atom.io.
Rdio by EtienneLem
While the Spotify package is pretty cool, the Rdio package cranks it up to 11! Not only can you play or pause your music, but you can add the current song to your collection or sync it to your mobile device! And it also adds a fancy little equalizer to your status bar. Read more about it on atom.io
There is nothing worse than poorly formated HTML. Seriously, nothing. Thankfully there are HTML prettifiers! Just select some ugly HTML and run the
prettify command from the command palette and everything will be right in the world. Read more about it on atom.io.
Block travel lets you jump between blocks of code using
alt-down. It’s a simple concept that turns out to be surprisingly useful, especially when you realize it works with selections by using
alt-shift-down. Also, @leejarvis gets bonus points for writing package specs! Read more about it on atom.io
We’ve all wanted to destroy some piece of code, but deleting it isn’t satisfying enough. Justice demands that code feel the same pain it has inflicted upon us. Luckily some dude named mojombo whipped up a package to help annihilate code and quench our digital bloodlust. Read more about it on atom.io