Atom Editor + Cmder

Atom Editor is an awesome text editor:
It’s free, highly extensible, and cross-platform.

Cmder is a console emulator that gives you a powerfull,
bash-like experience on windows.

These are the 2 main tools I like to use to do development work on Windows. 

After poking around, I have finally figured out how to combine them, embedding Cmder inside Atom.

I am creating this post to document it, as I could not find info on this anywhere:

  1. In your Cmder folder, create a file labeled atom.bat

@echo off
SET CMDER_ROOT=C:\Path\To\cmder
“%CMDER_ROOT%\vendor\init.bat”

2. Install terminal-plus or platformio-ide-terminal (the former doesn’t seem to work on Windows 10)

3. Adjust the Package Settings:

Shell Override:
C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe

Auto Run Command:
“C:\Path\To\cmder\atom.bat”

Atom Editor

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