C++ syntax-highlighting

Open-source C++ projects categorized as syntax-highlighting Edit details

Top 5 C++ syntax-highlighting Projects

  • Notepad3

    Notepad like text editor based on the Scintilla source code. Notepad3 based on code from Notepad2 and MiniPath on code from metapath. Download Notepad3:

    Project mention: Notepad Next | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-04-08

    Notepad3 is actively maintained and has many improvements, BTW.


  • notepad2

    Notepad2-zufuliu is a light-weight Scintilla-based text editor for Windows with syntax highlighting, code folding, auto-completion and API list for about 80 programming languages/documents, bundled with file browser plugin metapath.

    Project mention: Notepad Next | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-04-08

    There have been a series of forks, for example: https://github.com/zufuliu/notepad2

    They seem to add a lot of features, though ... I'd be interested to find a more minimal one, which mostly just updates language syntaxes and OS support, and the thankless minor bug squashing ...

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • ImGuiColorTextEdit

    Colorizing text editor for ImGui

    Project mention: [Discussion] What are some old C++ open source projects you wish were still active? | reddit.com/r/cpp | 2022-04-05

    ImGuiColorTextEdit is a quite complete text editor for ImGui.

  • replxx

    A readline and libedit replacement that supports UTF-8, syntax highlighting, hints and Windows and is BSD licensed.

    Project mention: A C++ commandline for use in servers and chat software. Provides very simple asynchronous input/output. | reddit.com/r/cpp | 2022-03-09

    2) Why not replxx? It is BSD licensed.

  • better-cpp-syntax

    💾 The source of VS Code's C++ syntax highlighting

    Project mention: Suggestions for IDE in Linux | reddit.com/r/C_Programming | 2021-12-17

    Here are the issues that are currently bothering me: https://github.com/microsoft/vscode/issues/50386 https://github.com/jeff-hykin/better-cpp-syntax/issues/580

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-04-08.

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What are some of the best open-source syntax-highlighting projects in C++? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Notepad3 2,714
2 notepad2 1,231
3 ImGuiColorTextEdit 975
4 replxx 572
5 better-cpp-syntax 104
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