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Code editor

Glimmer is a code editor that can be used with almost any language. It uses the GTK+ widget set adn the GNOME libraries. Current features include drag and drop support, syntax and bracket highlighting, the ability to build from within the editor, the ability to save sessions of different code files open at once. It supports for more than 20 languages, and is completely scriptable with Python. This project was formerly known as 'code commander.'


Download version 1.2.1 (stable)
released on 12 January 2002

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:LGPLJanet Casey27 November 2001
License:GPLJanet Casey27 November 2001

Leaders and contributors

Chris Phelps Maintainer
Mikael Hermansson Contributor
Peter Hagg Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking,DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython
Weak prerequisitePyGNOME
Weak prerequisitePython
Weak prerequisitePyGTK

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 January 2017.


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