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Suitable Rust GUI Library for Code Editor?
8 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 3 Dec 2022
Have a look at what Lapce uses. The editor is coming along nicely, and iirc, they use the Xi editor as a plug-in.
CRDTs make multiplayer text editing part of Zed's DNA
10 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 1 Dec 2022
Raph Levien posted a retrospective about using CRDT’s for collaborative editing in xi-editor here . His conclusion is
“I come to the conclusion that the CRDT is not pulling its (considerable) weight. When I think about a future evolution of xi-editor, I see a much brighter future with a simpler, largely synchronous model, that still of course has enough revision tracking to get good results with asynchronous peers like the language server.”
Innovative Rich Text Editing: Typing Affinity
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 6 Nov 2022
New open source Common Lisp 3D graphics project -- call for participation
7 projects | reddit.com/r/lisp | 2 Aug 2022
Maybe architect kernel as a microservice? There was some text editor developed as a microservice; I don't see why it couldn't work for a FX application or game engine.
Zas editor post-mortem
4 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 21 Jun 2022
A while ago there was a post about Zas Editor, an editor for mac that used parts of Xi as the backend. Since then, the website has been taken down and it's presumably abandoned. There was some apprehension about its licensing but it was cool.
GitHub is sunsetting Atom
17 projects | reddit.com/r/programming | 8 Jun 2022
I thought that after the failure of the https://github.com/xi-editor/xi-editor project (which Lapce seems to take inspiration from) people would stop trying it, but looks like it's doing the opposite.
Sunsetting Atom Text Editor
19 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 8 Jun 2022
Xi-Editor - A modern editor with a backend written in rust.
2 projects | reddit.com/r/github | 13 Apr 2022
Suggestions for building an IDE
10 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 10 Apr 2022
My initial thoughts are using something like the xi-editor or parts from it for text manipulation, some rust GUI framework for rendering, like egui or iced, for more language contextual actions like autocomplete I think I'd have to look into the LSP.10 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 10 Apr 2022
Oh I didn't realize that it might have been a serious question, I'm too unfamiliar with the domain to not make stupid misinterpretations it seems, really sorry about that. Anyway no, that's a good suggestion, I think starting there makes the most sense but I'm having some decision-anxiety about where to start. I think xi-editor is likely to be the best place to start constructing an editor without making the project impossible to finish
Forking Chrome to Render in a Terminal
11 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 27 Jan 2023
Given it's in Rust, I wonder if something like that could be based on top of Servo instead .
Servo’s New Home
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 12 Jan 2023
Most of the commits are updates to dependencies and the like.
So basically, none.2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 12 Jan 2023
It's busier than I would've thought.
Until the end
2 projects | reddit.com/r/linuxmasterrace | 14 Nov 2022
It’s still around as a “independent, modular, embeddable web engine” (servo.org) so it may have some use as an electron alternative. I am not sure though.2 projects | reddit.com/r/linuxmasterrace | 14 Nov 2022
What's the status of Servo right now?
Active-ish. The last two weeks has mostly build system, test, and bot updates. The last substantive change goes back to Oct 9th from a quick scan. The previous substantive change is May 9th.
Active. Their most recent commit was 18 hours ago https://github.com/servo/servo
Emacs WebRender front(window system)
3 projects | reddit.com/r/emacs | 14 Nov 2022
No benchmarks yet. But I would just take the words from Servo https://github.com/servo/servo/wiki/Research
What is the best way to handle 2D graphics programming using Rust?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/rust | 2 Oct 2022
Perhaps it feels like cheating depending on how much you wanted to implement yourself. But you'd still need to parse HTML+CSS and implement all the layout stuff. Though of course there's some libraries for that too. I mean, Servo is an entire (experimental?) engine written in Rust.
What are some alternatives?
helix - A post-modern modal text editor.
alacritty - A cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator.
iota - A terminal-based text editor written in Rust
webview - Tiny cross-platform webview library for C/C++/Golang. Uses WebKit (Gtk/Cocoa) and Edge (Windows)
lapce - Lightning-fast and Powerful Code Editor written in Rust
tauri - Build smaller, faster, and more secure desktop applications with a web frontend.
qtwebengine - Qt WebEngine
kakoune.el - A very simple simulation of the kakoune editor inside of emacs.
LunarVim - 🌙 LunarVim is an IDE layer for Neovim. Completely free and community driven.
rust-genetic-algorithm - A genetic algorithm for bechmark problems, written to learn Rust.
qutebrowser - A keyboard-driven, vim-like browser based on Python and Qt.
xsv - A fast CSV command line toolkit written in Rust.