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Sunlight is a context-aware, client-side syntax highlighter. It does as a good of a job as can be done highlighting code without performing static analysis. Check out the sexy demo!.

Highlighted C# code

Licensed under WTFPL:


Download a pre-minified package from here.

  • Reference sunlight-all-min.js OR sunlight-min.js and language files of your choice.
  • Reference a theme stylesheet (in themes/) or provide your own stylesheet.
  • Place code inside an element with the class "sunlight-highlight-{language}" where language is the id of the language. e.g. "sunlight-highlight-csharp" for C#.

Refer to the excruciatingly detailed documentation for other options.

Supported languages

  • C#
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • XML
  • CSS
  • bash
  • T-SQL
  • Java
  • Ruby
  • Python
  • Brainfuck
  • nginx
  • C/C++
  • 6502 assembler
  • Perl
  • VB.NET
  • httpd
  • Lisp
  • Visual Studio solution files (*.sln)
  • DOS batch
  • Haskell
  • Erlang
  • Diff (unified and context)
  • Scala
  • ActionScript
  • PowerShell
  • Objective-C
  • Lua


  • sunlight-plugin.linenumbers.js (bundled)
  • sunlight-plugin.doclinks.js