We have already spoken about that, but IMHO I think Freemarker should
provide an LSP server. After that it will be easy to have
* good completion, hover, etc by using Eclipse lsp4e
* have syntax coloration with textmate by using tm4e
And it could work for other editor which supports LSP like VSCode,
I think you (the question is who?) should spend your time with LSP
Freemarker Server. It's an hard work but it will work with a lot of
2018-03-07 20:23 GMT+01:00 Taher Alkhateeb <slidingfilame...@gmail.com>:
> Great idea. Love to help if I can
> On Mar 7, 2018 7:08 PM, "Daniel Dekany" <ddek...@apache.org> wrote:
> > The only Eclipse plugin in reasonable state for editing FreeMarker
> > templates is "FreeMarker IDE", which is part of the JBoss Tools
> > project. See the top entry at
> > https://freemarker.apache.org/editors.html, and also
> > https://github.com/jbosstools/jbosstools-freemarker.
> > However, RedHat has deprecated and now removed the "FreeMarker IDE"
> > plugin from JBoss Tools and Devstudio. See:
> > https://stackoverflow.com/questions/49072160/why-is-
> > freemarker-ide-in-eclipse-oxygen-jboss-tools-4-5-2-final-deprecated
> > https://issues.jboss.org/browse/JBIDE-25736
> > So I think "FreeMarker IDE" should be brought over to the ASF,
> > similarly as FreeMarker-Online was. Also the Eclipse update "site"
> > should be hosted on ASF infrastructure. I have started a discussion to
> > explore this possibility, and so far it seems it's fine on their side:
> > http://lists.jboss.org/pipermail/jbosstools-dev/2018-March/subject.html
> > The code is under EPL, but of course they should "contribute" the code
> > the ASF where we can replace the license with ASL2, and rename the
> > packages.
> > Technically, "FreeMarker IDE" is independent of the rest of JBoss
> > Tools, we only had to substitute org.jboss.tools:parent (as it's not
> > in the Maven Central, it's not an acceptable dependency IMO).
> > What do you think? Will the ASF be fine with bringing over yet another
> > FreeMarker related project? Do you think it's good to do?
> > My opinion is that the more control we have over such products, the
> > easier it is to ensure that they remain maintained and available to
> > the users.
> > --
> > Thanks,
> > Daniel Dekany