wybor VS skylighting

Compare wybor vs skylighting and see what are their differences.


Console line fuzzy search (by supki)


A Haskell syntax highlighting library with tokenizers derived from KDE syntax highlighting descriptions (by jgm)
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wybor skylighting
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3 186
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0.0 7.5
over 9 years ago 20 days ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License GNU General Public License v2.0 only
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of skylighting. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-23.
  • Pygmentising Hakyll's Syntax Highlighting
    1 project | /r/haskell | 22 Jan 2023
    If anyone wants to try this, the file is here: https://github.com/jgm/skylighting/blob/master/skylighting-core/xml/haskell.xml
  • Custom syntax highlighting in quarto doc code chunks
    3 projects | /r/RStudio | 23 Oct 2022
    2) Pandoc invokes the skylight Haskell library, which uses XML syntax descriptions to define which tokens/pieces of a given language have which "role". Skylight will parse your code and tag each part of it according to those rules. You can edit those XML files (or create new ones). Check this page for a description of how they work. You'll find the existing KDE XML syntax descriptors here.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing wybor and skylighting you can also consider the following projects:

xmlhtml - XML parser and renderer with HTML 5 quirks mode

pandoc - Universal markup converter



pandoc-include - An include filter for Pandoc

modern-uri - Modern library for working with URIs

boxes - A pretty-printing library for laying out text in two dimensions, using a simple box model.

pretty - Haskell Pretty-printer library

double-conversion - A fast Haskell library for converting between double precision floating point numbers and text strings. It is implemented as a binding to the V8-derived C++ double-conversion library.

arx - Bundles code and a job to run for local or remote execution.

pandoc-crossref - Pandoc filter for cross-references

MoeDict - Haskell Utilities working with MoeDict.tw JSON dataset