pest-ide-tools VS slint

Compare pest-ide-tools vs slint and see what are their differences.


IDE tools for writing pest grammars, using the Language Server Protocol for Visual Studio Code, Vim and other editors (by pest-parser)


Slint is a declarative GUI toolkit to build native user interfaces for Rust, C++, or JavaScript apps. (by slint-ui)
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pest-ide-tools slint
2 122
33 10,728
- 6.6%
10.0 0.0
8 days ago 7 days ago
Rust Rust
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of pest-ide-tools. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-22.
  • The need for .rsx
    2 projects | /r/rust | 22 Feb 2023
    I'm certain it will never happen with Rust itself, however it does not mean that it won't happen in a different way. If someone comes up with a library and its own format they can always implement a LSP for it. What instantly came to my mind was Pest that recently added IDE tools:


Posts with mentions or reviews of slint. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-10-17.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pest-ide-tools and slint you can also consider the following projects:

tauri - Build smaller, faster, and more secure desktop applications with a web frontend.

iced - A cross-platform GUI library for Rust, inspired by Elm

egui - egui: an easy-to-use immediate mode GUI in Rust that runs on both web and native

cxx-qt - Safe interop between Rust and Qt

lvgl - Embedded graphics library to create beautiful UIs for any MCU, MPU and display type. It's boosted by a professional yet affordable drag and drop UI editor, called SquareLine Studio.

dioxus - Fullstack GUI library for desktop, web, mobile, and more.

druid - A data-first Rust-native UI design toolkit.

webview - Tiny cross-platform webview library for C/C++. Uses WebKit (GTK/Cocoa) and Edge WebView2 (Windows).

QMetaObject crate for Rust - Integrate Qml and Rust by building the QMetaObject at compile time.

fltk-rs - Rust bindings for the FLTK GUI library.

Slint - Slint is a toolkit to efficiently develop fluid graphical user interfaces for any display: embedded devices and desktop applications. We support multiple programming languages, such as Rust, C++ or JavaScript. [Moved to:]

imgui - Dear ImGui: Bloat-free Graphical User interface for C++ with minimal dependencies