How to run a program in Atom Editor?


I found Atom editor as good free alternative to Sublime text editor. Not able to find a straightforward way to run a program in Atom editor. In my case, I am trying to run a java program. Please let me know if it’s possible? If yes, please describe the steps to follow.


I’m glad to hear that you’re enjoying Atom. There is a FAQ that covers your question:

Essentially, Atom doesn’t have a way to build or execute code out of the box. There are packages that offer these kinds of features though. You may want to take a look at the package registry at


Thanks Leedohm