CodeLite – C,C++,PHP and Node.js IDE

CodeLite is a powerful and lightweight C/C++ IDE.

CodeLite uses a sophisticated, yet intuitive interface which allows a developer to easy create and build complex projects. It has low system requirements.

The software is very flexible and can be extended using plugins.

CodeLite supports compilers other than the gcc family (e.g. VC++) which can be added using the built-in compiler framework (XML based).

Features include:

  • Generic support for compilers.
  • Subversion integration.
  • cscope integration.
  • Built-in GDB support:
    • Watches table – add persistent watches with a single click.
    • Quick Watch – right click on a variable to expand it.
    • Locals tree – automatically displays the current stack variables.
    • Threads view – contains a list of currently-running threads; switch between them with a single click.
    • Breakpoint management – ‘add/remove breakpoint’ management panel.
    • Automatic tooltip.
    • Memory view.
  • Database-based Code Completion mechanism:
    • Function’s call tip.
    • Hover tip.
    • Comments tips.
    • Members List.
    • Supports C++ templates, namespaces and other advance features of the language.
    • Automatically add include statement for symbols.
    • Code Refactoring (rename class/method/member).
    • Implement all unimplemented methods.
    • Implement method.
    • Move functions implementation to another source file.
    • Generate setters/getters.
  • Syntax highlighting for C/C++, Java, Perl, XML, Makefile, Lua, Diff files, PHP, JavaScript, Python, HTML, and ASP.
  • Text Folding.
  • Bookmarks.
  • Find and Replace.
  • doxygen comment generator.

Support: Documentation
Developer: Eran Ifrah, Scott Dolim
License: GNU General Public License v2.0


CodeLite is written in C++ and C. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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