Read TextMate syntax files and parse text with them.
gem install textpow
# Ubuntu sudo apt-get -y install libonig-dev # OSX via brew or port brew install onigumura port install oniguruma5 # Then gem install oniguruma
Ultraviolet uses testpow to generate html syntax highlighting
Ruco (Ruby commandline editor) uses textpow to colorize the console
Load a Syntax File list of included syntax
require 'textpow' syntax = Textpow.syntax('ruby') # or 'source.ruby' or 'lib/textpow/syntax/source.ruby.syntax'
Initialize a processor:
processor = Textpow::DebugProcessor.new
Parse some text:
Syntax files are written with Textmate grammer. They are written in text/binary/xml/yaml format (all can be translated into each other). Textpow can understand the yaml form (ending in .syntax) and the xml form (ending in .tmSyntax or .plist or tmLanguage) via plist library, but not the text or binary form. All syntax files shipped with textpow are in the yaml form, since its easiest to read and less verbose.
Adding a new syntax:
add download location and scopeName to update_syntax task in Rakefile
run tests rake to see if the syntax is parseable
A processors is a hook that is called while parsing a text. It must implement these methods:
class MyProcessor def open_tag(tag_name, position_in_current_line); end def close_tag(tag_name, position_in_current_line); end # called before processing a line def new_line(line_content); end # called before parsing anything def start_parsing(scope_name); end # called before parsing everything def end_parsing(scope_name); end end
Textpow ensures that the methods are called in parsing order. If there are two subsequent calls to open_tag, the first having name="text.string", position=10 and the second having name="markup.string", position=10, it means that the "markup.string" tag is inside the "text.string" tag.
smart + mel + applescript have some invalid utf8 characters that are currently ignored (search for INVALID_UTF8))
fix markdown and php syntax
parse text plist files example
update more languages via github urls
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