Compare Xfce, Visual Studio Code, Nuclide, and Atom

Pricing

 
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Visual Studio Code
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Nuclide
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Atom
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.5
9.1
7.8
8.9
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
9.0
6.4
9.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of SetupNot enough data available
9.2
Not enough data available
9.0
Ease of Admin
Ease of AdminNot enough data available
8.6
Not enough data available
8.3
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
6.9
8.5
7.2
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business WithNot enough data available
8.9
Not enough data available
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.9
9.5
9.2
8.7
Meets Requirements
Xfce
8.5
Visual Studio Code
9.1
Nuclide
7.8
Atom
8.9
Ease of Use
Xfce
8.2
Visual Studio Code
9.0
Nuclide
6.4
Atom
9.0
Ease of Setup
Xfce
Not enough data available
Visual Studio Code
9.2
Nuclide
Not enough data available
Atom
9.0
Ease of Admin
Xfce
Not enough data available
Visual Studio Code
8.6
Nuclide
Not enough data available
Atom
8.3
Quality of Support
Xfce
6.9
Visual Studio Code
8.5
Nuclide
7.2
Atom
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Xfce
Not enough data available
Visual Studio Code
8.9
Nuclide
Not enough data available
Atom
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Xfce
8.9
Visual Studio Code
9.5
Nuclide
9.2
Atom
8.7

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
83.3%
41.1%
80.0%
51.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
8.3%
33.0%
13.3%
27.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
8.3%
26.0%
6.7%
21.0%
Xfce
Small-Business
83.3%
Mid-Market
8.3%
Enterprise
8.3%
Visual Studio Code
Small-Business
41.1%
Mid-Market
33.0%
Enterprise
26.0%
Nuclide
Small-Business
80.0%
Mid-Market
13.3%
Enterprise
6.7%
Atom
Small-Business
51.1%
Mid-Market
27.9%
Enterprise
21.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Internet
33.3%
Computer Software
32.9%
Internet
33.3%
Computer Software
30.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
20.0%
Information Technology and Services
22.7%
Computer Software
26.7%
Information Technology and Services
18.4%
 
Telecommunications
13.3%
Internet
6.6%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Internet
12.9%
 
Religious Institutions
6.7%
Higher Education
2.8%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
4.0%
 
Program Development
6.7%
Retail
2.0%
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
6.7%
Marketing and Advertising
3.9%
 
Other
20.0%
Other
33.0%
Other
13.3%
Other
30.6%
Xfce
Internet
33.3%
Information Technology and Services
20.0%
Telecommunications
13.3%
Religious Institutions
6.7%
Program Development
6.7%
Other
20.0%
Visual Studio Code
Computer Software
32.9%
Information Technology and Services
22.7%
Internet
6.6%
Higher Education
2.8%
Retail
2.0%
Other
33.0%
Nuclide
Internet
33.3%
Computer Software
26.7%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
6.7%
Other
13.3%
Atom
Computer Software
30.3%
Information Technology and Services
18.4%
Internet
12.9%
Higher Education
4.0%
Marketing and Advertising
3.9%
Other
30.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Phil w.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

This desktop environment is following the KISS principle, keep it simple stupid. It's based on GTK+ and not so disruptive as GNOME project. Debian integration is just great. Anyway I am not using so much other applications like thunar file manager or...

John Patrick S.
User in Information Technology and Services

Git integration, integrated terminal, faster than Atom, the community has written useful plugins though I try to use as minimum as I can. I have written most of what I like about Visual Studio Code in the section where I explained why I switched from Atom.

G2 User

Very clean, intuitive, and productive interface (from Atom); a vast library of useful extensions; pretty clever tools for repo management and web development.

Ananyo S.
User

Best? Try ctrl + d on any word. This is by far the best feature in any text editor. It supports multicursors, with the same ctrl + d or with ctrl + click. You can search for something in whole project directory by ctrl + shift + f. The command palette,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Spencer M.
User in Internet

- Had some display issues, and googling around always came across tips for Ubuntu that were not helpful. - Had a similar experience with the WiFi

Richard M.
User

I do not like that sometimes the environment gets dirty and gives unknown errors and the only way to repair them is by restarting the environment. It can improve the speed of the environment and the integration with different platforms.

Hsin-lin C.
User

https://github.com/facebook/nuclide/issues/253 Don't work on Mac OSX when I first tried to install it. https://github.com/facebook/nuclide/issues/201 CPU 100% issues...

Sergio R.
User in Information Technology and Services

Sessions are not saved by default in Atom core, there's a package that does the job for now (https://github.com/mpeterson2/save-session). Sublime does it by default. Needs some performance improvements, sometimes it gets unresponsive after opening a...

 
Xfce
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Phil w.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

This desktop environment is following the KISS principle, keep it simple stupid. It's based on GTK+ and not so disruptive as GNOME project. Debian integration is just great. Anyway I am not using so much other applications like thunar file manager or...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Spencer M.
User in Internet

- Had some display issues, and googling around always came across tips for Ubuntu that were not helpful. - Had a similar experience with the WiFi

Visual Studio Code
Most Helpful Favorable Review
John Patrick S.
User in Information Technology and Services

Git integration, integrated terminal, faster than Atom, the community has written useful plugins though I try to use as minimum as I can. I have written most of what I like about Visual Studio Code in the section where I explained why I switched from Atom.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Richard M.
User

I do not like that sometimes the environment gets dirty and gives unknown errors and the only way to repair them is by restarting the environment. It can improve the speed of the environment and the integration with different platforms.

Nuclide
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Very clean, intuitive, and productive interface (from Atom); a vast library of useful extensions; pretty clever tools for repo management and web development.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Hsin-lin C.
User

https://github.com/facebook/nuclide/issues/253 Don't work on Mac OSX when I first tried to install it. https://github.com/facebook/nuclide/issues/201 CPU 100% issues...

Atom
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ananyo S.
User

Best? Try ctrl + d on any word. This is by far the best feature in any text editor. It supports multicursors, with the same ctrl + d or with ctrl + click. You can search for something in whole project directory by ctrl + shift + f. The command palette,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sergio R.
User in Information Technology and Services

Sessions are not saved by default in Atom core, there's a package that does the job for now (https://github.com/mpeterson2/save-session). Sublime does it by default. Needs some performance improvements, sometimes it gets unresponsive after opening a...

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