nvim-treesitter VS packer.nvim

Compare nvim-treesitter vs packer.nvim and see what are their differences.


Nvim Treesitter configurations and abstraction layer (by nvim-treesitter)


A use-package inspired plugin manager for Neovim. Uses native packages, supports Luarocks dependencies, written in Lua, allows for expressive config (by wbthomason)
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nvim-treesitter packer.nvim
300 180
9,364 7,576
4.2% -
9.9 3.4
6 days ago about 1 month ago
Scheme Lua
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of nvim-treesitter. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-02-03.


Posts with mentions or reviews of packer.nvim. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-10-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing nvim-treesitter and packer.nvim you can also consider the following projects:

vim-plug - :hibiscus: Minimalist Vim Plugin Manager

lazy.nvim - 💤 A modern plugin manager for Neovim

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

nvim-lspconfig - Quickstart configs for Nvim LSP

vim-polyglot - A solid language pack for Vim.

vim-python-pep8-indent - A nicer Python indentation style for vim.

tree-sitter - An incremental parsing system for programming tools

telescope.nvim - Find, Filter, Preview, Pick. All lua, all the time.

paq-nvim - 🌚 Neovim package manager

nvim-autopairs - autopairs for neovim written in lua

gruvbox.nvim - Lua port of the most famous vim colorscheme