nvim-lspconfig VS nvim-jdtls

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

nvim-jdtls

Extensions for the built-in LSP support in Neovim for eclipse.jdt.ls (by mfussenegger)
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nvim-lspconfig

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 2024-06-24.
  • Ultimate Neovim Setup Guide: lazy.nvim Plugin Manager
    25 projects | dev.to | 24 Jun 2024
    neovim/nvim-lspconfig: Quickstart configs for Nvim LSP
  • JetBrains' unremovable AI assistant meets irresistible outcry
    5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 3 Feb 2024
    I suggest looking for blog posts about this, you're gunnuh wanna pick out a plugin manager and stuff. It's kind of like a package manager for neovim. You can install everything manually but usually you manually install a plugin manager and it gives you commands to manage the rest of your plugins.

    These two plugins are the bare minimum in my view.

    https://github.com/nvim-treesitter/nvim-treesitter

    Treesitter gives you much better syntax highlighting based on a parser for a given language.

    https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig

    This plugin helps you connect to a given language LSP quickly with sensible defaults. You more or less pick your language from here and copy paste a snippet, and then install the relevant LSP:

    https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig/blob/master/doc/ser...

    For Python you'll want pylsp. For JavaScript it will depend on what frontend framework you're using, I probably can't help you there.

    pylsp itself takes some plugins and you'll probably want them. https://github.com/python-lsp/python-lsp-server

    Best of luck! Happy hacking.

  • Neovide – a simple, no-nonsense, cross-platform GUI for Neovim
    17 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 31 Jan 2024
    Adding language support it neovim isn't very difficult once you're setup. I use nvim-lspconfig[1] and just about any language you could need is documented[2]. But like others have mentioned there are batteries included distributions of neovim if that's your cup of tea.

    [1]: https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig/

    [2]: https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig/blob/master/doc/ser...

  • A guide on Neovim's LSP client
    7 projects | dev.to | 13 Jan 2024
    If we can't find the basic usage in the documentation we can go to nvim-lspconfig's github repository. In there we look for a folder called server_configurations, this contains configuration files for a bunch of language servers.
  • Do I need NeoVIM?
    11 projects | /r/neovim | 7 Dec 2023
    https://github.com/hrsh7th/nvim-cmp This is an autocompletion engine https://github.com/nvim-treesitter/nvim-treesitter This allows NeoVim to install parsing scripts so NeoVim can do things like code highlighting. https://github.com/williamboman/mason.nvim Not strictly necessary, but allows you to access a repo of LSP, install them, and configure them for without you actively messing about in config files. https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig Also not strictly necessary, but vastly simplifies LSP setup. https://github.com/williamboman/mason-lspconfig.nvim This lets the above two plugins talk to each other more easily.
  • cpp setting problem
    4 projects | /r/neovim | 6 Dec 2023
    This specific issue talks about fixing clangd for that error: https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig/issues/2184. The issue is ongoing for ccls AFAIK but for clangd, this has been discussed and fixed in the past already.
  • Need help to set up the pbkit language server
    2 projects | /r/neovim | 21 Sep 2023
    I am trying to set up the pbkit language server for protobuf files. Since it is not part of the nvim-lspconfig repo's server configurations, I have to figure the way out myself. It doesn't seem to be too difficult, as I can start from the bufls configuration there. The following is what I have at the moment:
  • Option omnifunc is not set
    1 project | /r/neovim | 31 Aug 2023
    I have configured neovim with lspconfig and mason. Added the suggested configuration of the lsp config(https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig) to ~/.config/nvim/after/plugin/lsp.lua Then I installed via mason the following language servers:
  • Using nvim-lint as a null-ls alternative for linters
    4 projects | /r/neovim | 14 Aug 2023
    Personally, i think nvim-lint is the best alternative currently, specially so because it has no dependencies on external binaries. This guide assumes you already have your LSP set up with nvim-lspconfig (or an alternative like lsp-zero). You should also have an way to install the linters you are gonna need, i highly recommend Mason with mason-lspconfig.
  • The Future of the Vim Project
    6 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 10 Aug 2023
    Basically neovim can act as a client to a variety of different language servers (https://github.com/neovim/nvim-lspconfig/blob/master/doc/ser...) which give neovim IDE capabilities. This can be done in original Vim also but requires external plugins which can be a pain to compile and install. Neovim has it built in.

nvim-jdtls

Posts with mentions or reviews of nvim-jdtls. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-12-09.
  • Having the worst time trying to use JDTLS
    1 project | /r/neovim | 11 Dec 2023
    I recommend that you do not configure jdtls like the other language servers, it is better to use the nvim-jdtls plugin.
  • Noob here, would neovim work for my usecase
    2 projects | /r/neovim | 9 Dec 2023
    Java is actually pretty good with Neovim, jdtls and this plugin. One of the best language servers and I'm using it on a regular base with medium to large projects, mostly spring-based. No Android though.
  • Client 2 quit with exit code 1 and signal 0 when opening a .java files
    2 projects | /r/neovim | 10 Nov 2023
    -- See `:help vim.lsp.start_client` for an overview of the supported `config` options. local config = { -- The command that starts the language server -- See: https://github.com/eclipse/eclipse.jdt.ls#running-from-the-command-line cmd = { -- πŸ’€ 'java', -- or '/path/to/java17_or_newer/bin/java' -- depends on if `java` is in your $PATH env variable and if it points to the right version. '-Declipse.application=org.eclipse.jdt.ls.core.id1', '-Dosgi.bundles.defaultStartLevel=4', '-Declipse.product=org.eclipse.jdt.ls.core.product', '-Dlog.protocol=true', '-Dlog.level=ALL', '-Xmx1g', '--add-modules=ALL-SYSTEM', '--add-opens', 'java.base/java.util=ALL-UNNAMED', '--add-opens', 'java.base/java.lang=ALL-UNNAMED', -- πŸ’€ '-jar', '~/.local/share/nvim/mason/packages/jdtls/plugins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher_1.6.500.v20230717-2134.jar', -- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ -- Must point to the Change this to -- eclipse.jdt.ls installation the actual version -- πŸ’€ '-configuration', '~/.local/share/nvim/mason/packages/jdtls/config_linux', -- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^ -- Must point to the Change to one of `linux`, `win` or `mac` -- eclipse.jdt.ls installation Depending on your system. -- πŸ’€ -- See `data directory configuration` section in the README '-data', '/path/to/unique/per/project/workspace/folder' }, -- πŸ’€ -- This is the default if not provided, you can remove it. Or adjust as needed. -- One dedicated LSP server & client will be started per unique root_dir root_dir = require('jdtls.setup').find_root({'.git', 'mvnw', 'gradlew'}), -- Here you can configure eclipse.jdt.ls specific settings -- See https://github.com/eclipse/eclipse.jdt.ls/wiki/Running-the-JAVA-LS-server-from-the-command-line#initialize-request -- for a list of options settings = { java = { } }, -- Language server `initializationOptions` -- You need to extend the `bundles` with paths to jar files -- if you want to use additional eclipse.jdt.ls plugins. -- -- See https://github.com/mfussenegger/nvim-jdtls#java-debug-installation -- -- If you don't plan on using the debugger or other eclipse.jdt.ls plugins you can remove this init_options = { bundles = {} }, } -- This starts a new client & server, -- or attaches to an existing client & server depending on the `root_dir`. require('jdtls').start_or_attach(config)
  • Foot – A fast, lightweight and minimalistic Wayland terminal emulator
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 23 Sep 2023
    I can get by with https://github.com/mfussenegger/nvim-jdtls
  • [HELP] ftplugin and lazy loading in NvChad
    2 projects | /r/neovim | 11 Jun 2023
    This and this provided no viable solutions for me
  • Anyone using nvim for Kotlin development?
    1 project | /r/nvim | 30 May 2023
  • Help for configure jdtls
    1 project | /r/neovim | 16 May 2023
    I tried to configure jdtls for my NeoVim I followed https://github.com/mfussenegger/nvim-jdtls install instruction. and I faced this error does anyone successfully configured jdtls ? help T ^ T
  • Adding JAR files to nvim-jdtls
    1 project | /r/neovim | 6 May 2023
    Am I adding it to the wrong configuration option? Some places I see it added as a referencedLibary - https://github.com/mfussenegger/nvim-jdtls
  • Does anyone config java for neovim?
    7 projects | /r/neovim | 25 Apr 2023
    Sure. Any server that lspconfig supports will work. But for java development is better if you use nvim-jdtls. The documentation in lsp-zero has a guide on how to setup nvim-jdtls.
  • I can't seem to figure it out
    3 projects | /r/neovim | 24 Apr 2023
    Here' my java.lua for nvim-jdtls which solves the nil issue and add more features.

What are some alternatives?

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

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

eclipse.jdt.ls - Java language server

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

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

coc-java - Java extension for coc.nvim

coc - Chroniques OubliΓ©es Contemporain

java-debug - The debug server implementation for Java. It conforms to the debug protocol of Visual Studio Code (DAP, Debugger Adapter Protocol).

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

mason.nvim - Portable package manager for Neovim that runs everywhere Neovim runs. Easily install and manage LSP servers, DAP servers, linters, and formatters.

clangd - clangd language server

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