Can the editor be embedded in a single web page?


Is there something similar to the ACE editor embedding API for the Atom editor? That would be really amazing.
Are there any plans regarding that?


I’m not sure where I saw it, but there was an official statement that the Atom team didn’t have any plans along this direction.


It would be extremely hard. Atom is node-based and node doesn’t run in a client browser. Node accesses the file system and networking which will never be supported in a browser.

Having said that, I have a pipe dream of getting node to run in a browser by simulating the file system over a websocket to the server. One would think that would be very slow but networks are getting faster and faster.

So check back in five to ten years to see my progress. (grin)


Found the statement: