Last Updated on July 14, 2023
Helix is a Kakoune / Neovim inspired editor.
This is free and open source software.
- Vim-like modal editing.
- Multiple cursors as a core editing primitive, inspired by Kakoune. Commands manipulate selections which allows concurrent code editing.
- Code manipulation – navigate and select functions, classes, comments, etc and select syntax tree nodes instead of plain text.
- Built-in language server support – language specific auto completion, goto definition, documentation, diagnostics and other IDE features with no additional configuration.
- Smart, incremental syntax highlighting and code editing via tree-sitter. Tree-sitter produces error tolerant and robust syntax trees, which enables better syntax highlighting, indent calculation and code navigation.
- Modern builtin features – fuzzy finder to jump to files and symbols, project wide search, beautiful themes, auto closing bracket pairs, surround integration and more.
Support: Documentation, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Blaž Hrastnik, Michael Davis, Dmitry Sharshakov, Gokul Soumya, Ivan Tham, and many other contributors
License: Mozilla Public License 2.0
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