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Hime Language Support

Adds support for the Hime grammar language.

Install and Prerequisites

Open up VS Code, hit F1, type ext, select Install Extension, type hime-language, hit enter and reload window to enable.

Warning: This extension requires a local installation of Java. Java can be installed from Oracle, or from the OpenJDK project.

Note: For the support of grammar compilation and testing only, this extension also requires a local installation of the .Net Framework on Windows, which should be pre-installed with any modern distribution. For other OS, this extension requires a location installation of either Mono or .Net Core Runtime 2.0.0.

This extension looks for a local installation a Java using (in this order):

  • The hime.java configuration of VSCode.
  • The JAVA_HOME environment variable.
  • The PATH environment variable.

Features

  • Syntax highlighting for the grammars.
  • Detection of grammar symbols (terminals, variables, etc.) and navigation.
  • Syntactic verification and other diagnostics for common issues.
  • Grammar compilation from within VS Code.
  • Test grammar with a the playground within VS Code.

Hime language in action

Grammar playground

Settings

hime.java { string }

  • The path to a location installation of Java.
  • If set, this specification of Java will be used before others.

hime.lsp.server { integrated | remote }

  • Defaults to integrated.
  • This setting specifies which language server to use:
    • integrated: use of the language server embedded within this extension.
    • remote: connect to a remote language server (on localhost). The port can be configured with hime.lsp.server.port.

hime.lsp.server.port { integer }

  • Specifies the port to be used to connect to a remote language server.
  • This setting is only used when hime.lsp.server is set to remote.

License

The source code to this extension is the property of the Association Cénotélie. It is available in hime-vscode and licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License Version 3 by the Association Cénotélie.

This extension embeds a compiled version of the Hime Language Server. The source code to the language server is available on hime-language-server and licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License Version 3 by the Association Cénotélie.

This extension also embeds a compiled version of the Hime Parser Generator. The source code to the generator is available on hime and licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License Version 3 by the Association Cénotélie.