Rust syntax-highlighting

Open-source Rust projects categorized as syntax-highlighting

Top 8 Rust syntax-highlighting Projects

  • bat

    A cat(1) clone with wings.

    Project mention: Hired: A Modern Take on 'Ed' | | 2024-02-13

    That’s the same as bat:[1] one of the features is syntax highlighting. Kind of unexpected to find a concatenation program… which also does that.


  • tailspin

    🌀 A log file highlighter

    Project mention: FLaNK Stack Weekly 06 Nov 2023 | | 2023-11-06
  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • syntect

    Rust library for syntax highlighting using Sublime Text syntax definitions.

    Project mention: Documentation generators and custom syntax highlighting | /r/ProgrammingLanguages | 2023-05-05

    Zola ( can generate from markdown-ish files nice looking documentation websites (and also RSS feeds), it uses syntect ( which supports sublime syntax highlight files. For github readme I don't have a solution besides using a png.

  • kibi

    A text editor in ≤1024 lines of code, written in Rust

    Project mention: Micro – A Modern Alternative to Nano | | 2023-08-17
  • hgrep

    Grep with human-friendly search results

  • r3bl-open-core

    TUI framework and developer productivity apps in Rust 🦀

    Project mention: [Media] TUI framework fans - I've just updated the r3bl_tui crate to v0.3.3. It now supports smart lists, color support (truecolor, ansi 256, grayscale) based on terminal capabilities, custom Markdown parser & syntax highlighter. It is inspired by React. | /r/rust | 2023-04-22
  • hired

    A modern take on 'ed'

    Project mention: Hired: A Modern Take on 'Ed' | | 2024-02-13

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  • chroma_code

    Make beautiful colored code listings in LaTeX with the power of TreeSitter.

    Project mention: Introducing "chromacode": tool to generate colored syntax-highlighted listings powered by TreeSitter. | /r/LaTeX | 2023-08-20

    Here is the repo:

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 2024-02-13.

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

Project Stars
1 bat 45,493
2 tailspin 4,762
3 syntect 1,764
4 kibi 1,345
5 hgrep 388
6 r3bl-open-core 253
7 hired 112
8 chroma_code 15
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