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Metals

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Documentation

See the website: https://scalameta.org/metals/

Contributing

See the contributing guide: https://scalameta.org/metals/docs/contributors/getting-started.html

Team

The current maintainers (people who can merge pull requests) are:

Acknowledgement

Huge thanks to @dragos for his work on a Scala implementation of the LSP (see: https://github.com/dragos/dragos-vscode-scala). This project helped us get quickly started with LSP. Since then, we have refactored the project's original sources to the point where only a few simple case classes remain.

Alternatives

  • IntelliJ IDEA: the most widely used IDE for Scala using a re-implementation of the Scala typechecker.
  • ENSIME: brings Scala and Java IDE-like features to editors like Emacs and Sublime Text using the Scala Presentation Compiler.
  • Scala IDE: Eclipse-based IDE using the Scala Presentation Compiler.

Why Metals?

Metals = Meta (from Scalameta) + LS (from Language Server)