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Text Editors with CL syntax aides

Postby xibalba » Sat Mar 03, 2012 4:58 pm

Are there any GUI text editors with support for parenthesis matching, indenting (just to keep things pretty), and syntax highlighting for Common Lisp? The only thing I found with parenthesis matching is Axe 6.1.2-15.1.

And would it be productive to annoy the different open source CL implementations into allowing options for something besides emacs? Because I'd really like something like Leafpad for interactively screwing around with CL.
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Re: Text Editors with CL syntax aides

Postby mortenaa » Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:14 am

Well, there is LispIDE http://www.daansystems.com/lispide/ which is very basic, but does what you want.
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Re: Text Editors with CL syntax aides

Postby nuntius » Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:28 am

None of the CL implementations require using emacs; its just that Slime has put more effort into supporting them than other editors have.

ABLE is a basic GUI editor that works with several free implementations.

Really, any editor that has a framework for stream I/O could interoperate with a free CL implementation. Something like Slime's Swank protocol is only needed if you want stuff like interactive stack traces, tab completion, and function documentation.
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Re: Text Editors with CL syntax aides

Postby gugamilare » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:05 am

If you like shining colorful editors, there is Cusp, a plugin for Eclipse.
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Re: Text Editors with CL syntax aides

Postby hayden » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:34 pm

I highly recommend Cream (apt-get install cream)

It's a customized install of Gvim and it's wonderful. It has everything I need and so much more.

That being said, I only want syntax highlighting and par edit, but I'm sure it could do more in capable hands, it is vim underneath, after all!
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Re: Text Editors with CL syntax aides

Postby findinglisp » Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:49 am

If you really want to take the red pill with Lisp, Emacs is the only long-term choice, IMO. It's turtles all the way down from there.
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