Lapce – fast and powerful code editor

Lapce is a modern editor in Rust which uses native GUI and GPU rendering. It is designed with Rope Science from the Xi-Editor which makes for lightning-fast computation, and leverages OpenGL for rendering.

It’s billed as “Quick from launch to every keystroke, and batteries included”.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Built-in LSP (Language Server Protocol) support to give you intelligent code features such as: completion, diagnostics and code actions.
  • Code Lens – a mixture of folding, minimap and code outline, with the content of functions rendered in very small fonts.
  • Modal editing support as first class citizen (Vim-like, and toggleable).
  • Built-in remote development support inspired by VSCode Remote Development. Enjoy the benefits of a “local” experience, and seamlessly gain the full power of a remote system.
  • Plugins can be written in programming languages that can compile to the WASI format (C, Rust, AssemblyScript).
  • Built-in terminal, so you can execute commands in your workspace, without leaving Lapce.
  • Support for themes.
  • Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Website: lapce.dev
Support: Documentation, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Lapce developers
License: Apache License 2.0

Lapce
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Lapce is written in Rust. Learn Rust with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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