I’m constantly reviewing text editors for coding in various programming languages and environments. Recently, Sublime Text 2 has gotten a lot of buzz, so I decided to give it a try, and I eventually wound up testing it on FoxPro code.
It’s got a nice Folder View panel on the side, tabbed edit windows, and tons of cool keyboard shortcuts for doing fancy editor tricks, but the first thing I missed was seeing the beautiful FoxPro language in colorized syntax. So, I dug in to learn how to write a syntax file and added all the keywords that are used in the semi-popular NotePad++ syntax file…
You can download the latest version and read instructions from my GitHub repo:
Here’s what it looks like so far:
To be fair, the same thing is possible in NotePad++, it just doesn’t look as cool: