Monaco language client
NPM module to connect Monaco editor with language servers
- Look at the example client to learn how to start Monaco language client.
- Look at the example express app to learn how to open a web socket with an express app and launch a language server within the current process or as an external process.
Click here for a detail explanation how to connect the Monaco editor to your language server.
Local dev env
git clone https://github.com/TypeFox/monaco-languageclient.git cd monaco-languageclient npm install
In order to develop and run the master branch: https://gitpod.io#https://github.com/TypeFox/monaco-languageclient. Gitpod will create a dev workspace for you with a properly configured env and checked out code, run the build and start a Node.js example.
There are two different examples that demonstrate how the
The example node package is located under the
monaco-languageclient/example directory. All tasks below should be run from this directory.
npm run buildto install dependencies and build the example node package.
npm run startto start the express server with the language server running in the same process.
npm run start:extto start the express server with language server running in the external process.
After staring the express server go to http://localhost:3000 to open the sample page.
You can as well run vscode tasks to start and debug the server in different modes.
The example browser package is located under the
monaco-languageclient/examples/browser directory. All tasks below should be run from this directory.
After the example has been built, open
monaco-languageclient/examples/browser/lib/index.html in a browser to open the sample page.