Envi is Not VI
envi is like if
vim had a children with
dwm at a party organised by
envi is a web-based
vi-like editor with a tiled dynamic buffer management layout.
envi is also able to stream edits to an
envi-stream server and enables its user to subscribe to each others edit streams in real time.
envi is a web-based collaborative editor built with the following 4 principles in mind:
efficiency: no mouse. vi edition. dwm buffer management. what else?
open-source: envi local server as well as stream servers are entirely opensource
collaborative: you can see what your team mates are working on in real time (read-only)
envi-srv: a server to serve the editor and files locally (listening to
envi-stream: a streaming server for WLAN edits streams (one per organization or the public ones)
envi: an executable letting you open local files in your browser directly from the command-line
envi is based on:
- ACE (with a whole new vi key binding)
- socket.IO (for read-only edit streams)
$ git clone git://github.com/spolu/envi.git $ cd envi/srv $ npm install $ node app.js # Go to http://127.0.0.1:35710 # ctrl+shift+enter to open a new editor # :e FILENAME to open a file
IRC ChanneL: #envi (freenode)
- @spolu (Stanislas Polu)
- @AdrienGiboire (Adrien)