ruby-lsp VS tower-lsp

Compare ruby-lsp vs tower-lsp and see what are their differences.

ruby-lsp

An opinionated language server for Ruby (by Shopify)

tower-lsp

Language Server Protocol implementation written in Rust (by ebkalderon)
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ruby-lsp tower-lsp
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1,288 895
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9.9 5.3
about 11 hours ago 27 days ago
Ruby Rust
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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ruby-lsp

Posts with mentions or reviews of ruby-lsp. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-02-18.

tower-lsp

Posts with mentions or reviews of tower-lsp. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-28.
  • What's everyone working on this week (22/2023)?
    14 projects | /r/rust | 28 May 2023
    I am using nom / nom_locate to build the parser side because I've done a handful of other projects with it, and I plan to use tower-lsp to hook up the language server side.
  • State of the Ruby language server (LSP) ecosystem / looking for suggestions
    11 projects | /r/ruby | 2 Oct 2022
    I realize this might not be for everyone, but I'm writing it in Rust using Lib-ruby-parser and tower-lsp: two existing libraries that handle a bunch of the heavy lifting for me. I'm more productive in Rust than with Ruby at this point, despite doing Ruby full time for 15 years, plus I really really don't want to have to deal with a slow LSP--that was the whome impetus for this project. I started in the spring, made a bunch of headway, then backtracked to redo the internals to make it easier to handle monkeypatching, overriding/redefining of methods, etc. across your project.
  • Language Server Protocol
    3 projects | /r/Compilers | 21 Jul 2022
    https://github.com/ebkalderon/tower-lsp is a generalized LSP implementation in a lower-level language (Rust) so you may get a better idea by reading through that repo. It seems that the server opens a TCP socket that the client later connects to, but I'm not really sure.
  • tower_lsp client/server Document Sync
    1 project | /r/rust | 5 Jul 2022
    I was taking a look at the tower_lsp example here (https://github.com/ebkalderon/tower-lsp/blob/master/examples/stdio.rs) and had a question about how the document sync works between the client and the server.
  • how to make a lsp in rust ?
    8 projects | /r/rust | 20 May 2022
    Mine all use [tower-lsp](https://github.com/ebkalderon/tower-lsp/) for the LSP protocol stuff, and then either [Tree-sitter](https://github.com/tree-sitter/tree-sitter) or [Nom](https://github.com/Geal/nom). If I do another I'll probably try [Chumsky](https://github.com/zesterer/chumsky) which combines some of the advantages of both.
  • tower-lsp 0.16.0 — Lightweight framework for building LSP servers
    2 projects | /r/rust | 11 Mar 2022

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ruby-lsp and tower-lsp you can also consider the following projects:

solargraph - A Ruby language server.

tower - async fn(Request) -> Result<Response, Error>

ruby_language_server - Language Server implementation in Ruby for Ruby. Development happens on the develop branch. Production is master.

kakoune-lsp - Kakoune Language Server Protocol Client

RailsAutoCompleteHelper - Autocomplete helper for Ruby on Rails projects that pulls data from model files

rust-analyzer - A Rust compiler front-end for IDEs

lib-ruby-parser - Ruby parser written in Rust

tree-sitter - An incremental parsing system for programming tools

turbo-android - Android framework for making Turbo native apps

react-relay - Relay is a JavaScript framework for building data-driven React applications.

orbacle - Program allowing for smart jump-to-definitions, autocompletion, constant renaming and more.

chumsky - Write expressive, high-performance parsers with ease.