plenary: full; complete; entire; absolute; unqualified. All the lua functions I don't want to write twice. (by nvim-lua)


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  • How do you build unit tests for your lua plugins? | 2021-04-24
    plenary.nvim has a test harness that (from the sound of it) is perfect for your use case. It'll run your tests in a headless Neovim instance so you can run them from the command line, and it'd be straightforward to use the Neovim API to create temporary buffers with the original content, run your functions, and then assert that the content has been modified in the expected way. | 2021-04-24
    Yep planery, it has an assertions, mocking etc example page here | 2021-04-24
    You can try plenary test
  • floating.nvim: a pure lua floating window manager | 2021-04-23
    CREDITS:, border.lua started from plenary.nvim/border and has been modified to update when the window resizes :)
  • [Lua] Cleaning up vim.loop.spawn properly | 2021-04-22
    I've pored through plenary.nvim's jobs implementation and have gotten to the point where I haven't crashed for several hours, but I want to make sure that my implementation is OK, since it's part of a plugin. I can see that Plenary jobs use checks to ensure that all pipes are closed before closing the handle, but I'm not sure at what point in the lifecycle I should check (or if it's necessary at all).
  • nvim-lsp-ts-utils: Utilities to improve the TypeScript experience for Neovim's built-in LSP client | 2021-03-25
    It's a killer feature for sure. I believe it can be implemented with plenary.nvim jobs. I just have to learn more about Watchman itself. | 2021-03-25
    New async await jobs are coming too! | 2021-03-25
    This is pretty nice. I like that people are making server specific plugins now. Please use buf_request instead of buf_request_sync so you won't block the editor. Also, don't use the blocking os.execute,, etc and instead use libuv. If you don't want to get into callback hell, consider waiting until async await in plenary is merged. Also, many of the commands are tsserver specific, so I wouldn't prefix them with Lsp, as that would be confusing because they don't apply to all langauge servers.
  • Resources for Lua for plugin development for someone not familiar with Lua | 2021-01-11
    As for reloading a plugin, the require() function caches modules, which means subsequent calls use what was cached. plenary.nvim has a function for reloading modules: | 2021-01-11
    I don't really have experience writing tests for Lua plugins, but if you're not already aware, plenary.nvim has a simple testing framework that's fairly easy to setup: