GitHub Improves Launching of Its Atom Editor from Windows Subsystem for Linux
Thursday, 15 June 2017
GitHub today announced the release of Atom 1.18, the new stable version of its open-source and cross-platform hackable text editor, introducing Git and GitHub integration for the first time. As teased last month when Atom 1.18 was promoted to the Beta channel, along with the stable Atom 1.17 release, the biggest new feature is the integration of both Git and GitHub straight into the heart of Atom. "We’re thrilled to be shipping rich integration with Git and GitHub in Atom 1.18! This is merely the first release but we’re excited about what it already brings to the editor," says Ian Olsen, Atom and Electron developer at GitHub. But Atom 1.18 also improves launching from WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux), adds a new option to allow users to restore the previous session each time they open the app, and a new setting for displaying context in find-and-replace. The suggestions in autocomplete-html and the toke...
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