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Atom 1.9 Hackable Text Editor Out Now with Display Layers, Electron 0.37.8

Aug 02, 2016, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

The new Display Layers functionality should also enable support for free-form folds via the "Fold Selection" command, as well as to improve the soft-wrapping algorithm. Atom 1.9 also comes with a brand new, intuitive way of letting users organize the workspace, thanks to the implementation of drag and drop layout management. Other noteworthy features in the Atom 1.9 stable release are enhancements to the saving of files operation, which promises to minimize further the risk of losing your projects, the latest Electron 0.37.8 open-source framework from GitHub, as well as support for Cygwin and MSYS/MinGW Linux-like environments for the shell commands.

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