Simple, Extendable and Shell-Like Tools, new trends?

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Why Use Brackets?

Brackets is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. We blend visual tools into the editor so you get the right amount of help when you want it. With new features and extensions released every 3-4 weeks, it's like getting presents all year long.

Atom is a text editor that's modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.

Built on Electron

With Electron, creating a desktop application for your company or idea is easy. Initially developed for GitHub's Atom editor, Electron has since been used to create applications by companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, and Docker.
Developers bring ideas to life

Interesting open source apps are built on Electron.

Friends — Peer to peer chat  
Hearthdash — Hearthstone tracker  
Kart — Frontend for RetroArch  
Mancy — REPL app  
Monu — Process monitoring app  
Mojibar — Emoji searcher  
Chronocube — Rubik's cube timer  
Explorer — Statistics the easy way  
Light Table — Customizable IDE  
Playback — Experimental video player  
ScreenCat — WebRTC screensharing  
Geojsonapp — Preview geojson files  
Menubar — Create menubar apps  
Yeoman App — Scaffold projects  
Laverna — Write & organize Markdown  
Fastlane — Book Uber from your Mac  

Electron是一个由GitHub开发的开源框架。它允许使用Node.js和Chromium浏览器开发桌面GUI应用程序的开发工作。它最初用于前段和后端网页应用开发。Electron是著名的开源源代码编辑器Atom和VisualStudioCode的后端框架。 维基百科