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What is the guidelines to do a syntax highlighter for a new language ?

Hi all, Recently i have had to code an interpreter for a request language. The interpreter is up. Now i would like to code an editor with syntax highlighted for this specific language. My question are: Where should i start ? What are the guidelines ?

8/30/2018 10:55:57 PM

🌍 champotier

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I don't recommend you to write an editor. It is better if you make a plug-in for syntax highlight for existing editors. I mean Atom, VS Code, Notepad++, Brackets. Just make a plug-in and publish it.

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ŧåŀēņţłĕşš_ģųŷ Thx bro. I will follow that way.

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🌍 champotier you can mark my answer by clicking at "✅"

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I mean if you click on ✅ you'll mark my answer as the best

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ŧåŀēņţłĕşš_ģųŷ i up vote your suggestion for now.

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https://code.sololearn.com/WJzbT63EHS80/?ref=app

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https://code.sololearn.com/WJzbT63EHS80/?ref=app