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Top 20 Lua IDE Projects

  • SpaceVim

    A community-driven modular vim/neovim distribution - The ultimate vimrc

    Project mention: Lightweight editor suggestion | | 2022-07-22

    18.6k SpaceVim

  • NvChad

    An attempt to make neovim cli functional like an IDE while being very beautiful, blazing fast startuptime ~ 20ms to 70ms

    Project mention: Who else uses GNU/Linux? | | 2022-08-10
  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • LunarVim

    An IDE layer for Neovim with sane defaults. Completely free and community driven.

    Project mention: [QUESTION] Keeping multiple configs of NeoVim separated from each other | | 2022-08-09

    I saw LunarVim doing this (exactly what I want), that it is keeping all the config files and plugin data separated. I think I need to look up in it's repo, how was it done.

  • AstroNvim

    AstroNvim is an aesthetic and feature-rich neovim config that is extensible and easy to use with a great set of plugins

    Project mention: Help! Noob having installation issues | | 2022-08-10

    - `git clone ~/.config/nvim`, at which point the terminal tells me that .config/nvim already exists and is not empty.

  • ZeroBraneStudio

    Lightweight Lua-based IDE for Lua with code completion, syntax highlighting, live coding, remote debugger, and code analyzer; supports Lua 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, LuaJIT and other Lua interpreters on Windows, macOS, and Linux

  • CodeArt

    Use NeoVim as general purpose IDE

    Project mention: AstroNvim v1.4.0 | | 2022-06-09
  • CosmicNvim

    CosmicNvim is a lightweight and opinionated Neovim config for web development, specifically designed to provide a 💫 COSMIC programming experience!

    Project mention: AstroNvim v1.4.0 | | 2022-06-09
  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • neovim-lua

    Neovim KISS configuration with Lua

    Project mention: More senior engineer complains he can’t tell what’s going on in vim | | 2022-07-15
  • VapourNvim

    A NeoVim config for THE ULTIMATE vim IDE-like experience.

    Project mention: Genuine IDE for terminal | | 2022-03-23

    When you are talking about being as close as possible to an actual IDE, you should have a look at VapourNvim.

  • nvim

    Structure, documented, super fast neovim configuration. 可能是翻斗花园最好用的 neovim 配置[^1]。 (by Avimitin)

    Project mention: My neovim configuration - Takes only 21ms to open | | 2022-03-11

    The configuration:

  • NeoCode

    My lean, minimal, and sensible Neovim config. VS-who now?

    Project mention: How to navigate to lsp help popup using the keyboard | | 2022-03-05
  • nvim

    An excellent Neovim configuration, which is as powerful as Vscode, is lightning fast ⚡ (by askfiy)

    Project mention: Neovim lsp hover window problem | | 2022-06-17
  • Abstract

    neovim as an IDE (by Abstract-IDE)

    Project mention: wrote a python script to get the latest commit hash of plugins | | 2022-06-28

    i am the author of Abstract (previously named as roshnivim). To publish stable version of my config, i have to copy paste latest commit hash of each plugins, it was boring and waste of time. I wasted my today to write a script to do works for me so that i don't have to manually copy-paste latest commit hash of each plugins every time i want to publish stable version of my config.

  • cosmic-ui

    Cosmic-UI is a simple wrapper around specific vim functionality. Built in order to provide a quick and easy way to create a Cosmic UI experience with Neovim!

    Project mention: LSP Quickfix plugin suggestions | | 2022-01-23

    Hi! Thanks so much for referencing CosmicNvim! The links you provided for rename and code actions are old though. I had moved those to it’s own (in-development) ui plugin here,

  • nvoid

    nvim with lua is cool (by nvoid-lua)

    Project mention: how to disable this menu? when saving | | 2022-05-28

    Config ~ nvoid

  • nvim

    My Neovim config (by gmr458)

    Project mention: Show me your well organised lua config | | 2022-04-18
  • LuaRT-Studio

    Lightweight Lua IDE for Windows with code completion, syntax highlighting, remote debugger, and code analyzer.

    Project mention: [ANN] LuaRT Studio, Window IDE for Lua | | 2022-06-26
  • beande

    This repository contains the configuration for Neovim to make it like an IDE.

    Project mention: Decided to share my java ide with the community | | 2022-05-14
  • TezVim

    :horse: TezVim - My Neovim custom configurations.

    Project mention: I've been using LunarVim for a few months now, and I like it, but I want to create my own Neovim config. Here's the MVP list of plugins I think I'll need to be productive. I'd love some feedback/tips. | | 2022-02-24

    I did as well, here's mine TezVim but people on reddit were to harsh on it, I mentioned them, am just a beginner, still.


    An lightweight Neovim IDE Based on LunarVim

    Project mention: How it's my neovim config: Rick-Vim | | 2022-03-20
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 2022-08-10.

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Project Stars
1 SpaceVim 18,744
2 NvChad 11,131
3 LunarVim 9,776
4 AstroNvim 4,107
5 ZeroBraneStudio 2,350
6 CodeArt 775
7 CosmicNvim 621
8 neovim-lua 459
9 VapourNvim 394
10 nvim 167
11 NeoCode 126
12 nvim 104
13 Abstract 93
14 cosmic-ui 84
15 nvoid 53
16 nvim 20
17 LuaRT-Studio 5
18 beande 4
19 TezVim 3
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