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README.md

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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.