nvim VS nvim-lspconfig

Compare nvim vs nvim-lspconfig and see what are their differences.


Neovim config (by andyquinterom)
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nvim nvim-lspconfig
1 464
0 6,964
- 4.8%
4.3 9.1
about 2 months ago about 18 hours ago
Lua Lua
- Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of nvim. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-24.
  • nvim-cmp setup for R?
    5 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 24 Jul 2022
    I've found an example config with vim-mucomplete. Most configs I've found for R seem to use ncm-R, ncm2 and nvim-yarp but I could not make those work at all on my system.


Posts with mentions or reviews of nvim-lspconfig. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-23.
  • A Minimal Neovim Configuration for TypeScript Development featuring Lazy.nvim, LSP, Tree-Sitter, Prettier, Guess-Indent
    9 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 23 Mar 2023
    neovim/nvim-lspconfig is used for LSP configuration. In particular, lsp-zero.nvim is not needed. But in the configuration, the keybindings from both packages are linked and listed.
  • How to disable Pyright diagnostics?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 9 Mar 2023
    Pyright configuration for disabling hint diagnostics · Issue #726 · neovim/nvim-lspconfig (github.com)
  • Set up LSP for C programming
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 8 Mar 2023
    And just to clarify (not sure if this information is useful to you), lsp-zero only adds to the LSP server settings for the "capabilities" property and an on_attach function. Anything else is provided by nvim-lspconfig or mason-lspconfig.
  • JDTLS and LazyVim
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 6 Mar 2023
    Hello! I recently started using nvim after using vim on and off for some time. I've been using LazyVim since it seemed to have a good baseline configuration for me. I mostly develop in Java so I wanted to get additional features by using nvim-jdtls instead of the bundled nvim-lspconfig.
  • The v2.x branch of lsp-zero is available for testing
    6 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 4 Mar 2023
    For those who don't know, lsp-zero is a plugin that bundles a configuration for nvim-lspconfig and nvim-cmp. The original idea was to make a setup for the built-in LSP client that didn't require too much effort.
    6 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 4 Mar 2023
    To be fair nvim-lspconfig does make it easy to "connect" a language server with Neovim. That's all you need (and the language server itself, of course). People really struggle with the autocompletion part. Trying to replicate the exact behaviour of other editors is not that easy.
  • What's the coolest thing you've done with Neovim?
    11 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 4 Mar 2023
    The coolest thing I've done is now I can code scheme lisp with help from my own LSP server named named scheme-langserver. With nvim-lspconfig and many other plugins, developing is really friendly. And many convenient fucntionalities such as autocompletion, goto definition are really helped and will help other lisp coder. Now, I hope my work will make NeoVim the better lisp editor than Emacs Lol.
  • Help lua_ls is no t recognized by lspconfig
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 2 Mar 2023
    BTW how does 255e07c considered as latest stable version? When the latest release is 22c87d6
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 2 Mar 2023
    Current nvim-lspconfig head is commit 95b7a69. Does Lazy show you are on this commit for nvim-lspconfig?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/neovim | 2 Mar 2023
    feat: rename sumneko_lua -> lua_ls #2439

What are some alternatives?

When comparing nvim and nvim-lspconfig you can also consider the following projects:

nvim-lsp-installer - Further development has moved to https://github.com/williamboman/mason.nvim!

coc - Chroniques Oubliées Contemporain

coc.nvim - Nodejs extension host for vim & neovim, load extensions like VSCode and host language servers.

null-ls.nvim - Use Neovim as a language server to inject LSP diagnostics, code actions, and more via Lua.

clangd - clangd language server

nvim-treesitter - Nvim Treesitter configurations and abstraction layer

ale - Check syntax in Vim asynchronously and fix files, with Language Server Protocol (LSP) support

nvim-jdtls - Extensions for the built-in LSP support in Neovim for eclipse.jdt.ls

python-lsp-server - Fork of the python-language-server project, maintained by the Spyder IDE team and the community

vim-lsp-settings - Auto configurations for Language Server for vim-lsp

lspsaga.nvim - neovim lsp plugin

typescript-language-server - TypeScript & JavaScript Language Server