JavaScript syntax-highlighting

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Top 10 JavaScript syntax-highlighting Projects

  • GitHub repo Highlight.js

    JavaScript syntax highlighter with language auto-detection and zero dependencies.

    Project mention: How I Created My Blog Using JAMStack | | 2021-12-01

    Added block code syntax highlight using highlight.js

  • GitHub repo remarkable

    Markdown parser, done right. Commonmark support, extensions, syntax plugins, high speed - all in one. Gulp and metalsmith plugins available. Used by Facebook, Docusaurus and many others! Use for HTML-to-markdown conversion. Use to generate a table of contents.

    Project mention: BREAKING!! NPM package ‘ua-parser-js’ with more than 7M weekly download is compromised | | 2021-10-22

    Since then they've made things that are IMO quite useful, like enquirer, micromatch, and remarkable.

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo markdown-plus-plus

    Markdown syntax highlighting for Notepad++, by customized UDL file (user defined language)

    Project mention: Mahou Shoujo Madoka☆Magica Rewatch - Episode 2 Discussion | | 2021-04-21

    This is why I always pre-type my comments in Notepad++, which also has a markdown extension that includes some syntax highlighting for things like headers, bold, italics, lists, links, and even /u/ tags (which was surprising but probably just a result of the / at the beginning). This lets you see what's going to come out in reddit's markdown pretty nicely.

  • GitHub repo vscode-styled-components

    Syntax highlighting for styled-components

    Project mention: VSCode extensions that you need [Webdevs]🚀🔧 | | 2021-09-15

    13. Styled components

  • GitHub repo refractor

    Lightweight, robust, elegant virtual syntax highlighting using Prism

    Project mention: Is this code snippet styled with CSS? If so, any ideas on how it was styled this way? | | 2021-11-20
  • GitHub repo lowlight

    Virtual syntax highlighting for virtual DOMs and non-HTML things

    Project mention: Is this code snippet styled with CSS? If so, any ideas on how it was styled this way? | | 2021-11-20
  • GitHub repo gatsby-remark-vscode

    Gatsby plugin to provide VS Code’s syntax highlighting to Markdown code fences

    Project mention: Is this code snippet styled with CSS? If so, any ideas on how it was styled this way? | | 2021-11-20
  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo babel-plugin-prismjs

    A babel plugin to use PrismJS with standard bundlers.

    Project mention: How to add syntax highlighting to Code Snippets on your website, app or blog | | 2021-10-13

    There are a couple of choices to bring it into your project. If you're already using a JS Bundler (e.g. esbuild or Webpack) you can setup the Babel Plugin for Prism. For our demonstration we'll do this the old, simple way, writing our HTML tags directly.

  • GitHub repo rehype-highlight

    plugin to highlight code blocks

    Project mention: My first post | | 2021-09-19

    Here is an example of a plugin to highlight code: rehype-highlight.

  • GitHub repo eleventy-classic-blog-starter

    A starter repository for a classic blog website using the Eleventy SSG

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 2021-12-01.

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

Project Stars
1 Highlight.js 19,235
2 remarkable 5,238
3 markdown-plus-plus 1,335
4 vscode-styled-components 746
5 refractor 421
6 lowlight 384
7 gatsby-remark-vscode 276
8 babel-plugin-prismjs 129
9 rehype-highlight 61
10 eleventy-classic-blog-starter 14
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