TL;DR Badgen is a fast and reliable badge service with support for Atom packages
I’ve been a huge fans of badges in
README.md files, since they quickly show some important info about a package (or any project): used license, number of downloads, test status, update status for dependencies etc.
apm support for years, but lately the badges often did not load, showing broken images instead. Badgen is a new service that aims to be a fast and reliable alternative. And it now supports Atom packages:
The latest versions of my Yeoman generators already support Badgen out of the box: