[stringtemplate-interest] IDE support and an issue with a nestedlist of Java objects
bv-svp at artima.com
Mon Jan 15 12:42:23 PST 2007
On Jan 14, 2007, at 9:22 PM, John Snyders wrote:
> 1. Is there a "File Type" definition or plugin available for
> StringTemplate somewhere which gives highlighting support for the
> IntelliJ IDEA IDE? If not, which IDE has the best support for
> working with templates?
> [John Snyders] I don't know of one and I'm not sure how useful they
> could be. The tough thing about editing template languages is that
> you are working in two dimensions at once. You have the template
> language syntax and the generated document language syntax. I think
> that this would be confusing for smart editors.
I'd just want a plug-in that understands the ST stuff, and leaves the
rest un-syntax highlighted, because the generated language syntax
could be anything. We could write an open source one if we wanted one.
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