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README.md

Boson logo

#Boson - An experimental editor Boson is a minimalistic experimental source code editor. It's written in Node, and wrapped in Nw.js as a runtime container for easy cross-platform integration.

It utilizes Codemirror in place for it's source view highlighting and editing.

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##Keeping things simple Boson aims to give you a minimal core. Further functionality can be added with user level plugins.

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##Pre-built binaries We have pre-built binaries for Linux and Windows. OSX users need to clone our repository and manually download nw.js. (It would be great to have a contributer to tackle OSX).

Take note: - this is experimental software.

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##Contributing Found a bug? Great - go ahead and open an issue, with clear instructions on how to re-produce.

Written a patch? Go ahead and send your pull request with clear instructions what and how your patch fixes something.

##Hooks Read about hooks over on hooks.md.

##Plugins Read about plugins over on plugins.md.

###To do

  • Develop a "plugin" architecture for user written extensions
  • Create a multi-pane engine for split view editing
  • Create a hook engine for extensions
  • Create a "preferences" window
  • Create a "theme" selector window.
  • Add a boson theme selection list to the main theme selector window
  • Create a plugin management window.

And lots more...

###Thanks to

If your name is missing from this list, please let me know.