|Developed by||Cheng Zhao (now it is developed by GitHub)|
|Latest stable version||Electron v1|
|Used by||Microsoft, Facebook, Slack, Docker|
Atom was a game-changer for desktop apps. GitHub started development of Atom in 2013, soon recruited Cheng Zhao, and forked node-webkit as its base, which it later open-sourced under the name atom-shell. In 2015, atom-shell was renamed Electron.