Lightweight IDE for Linux and Windows

What is Geany?

Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages. Another goal was to be as independent as possible from a special Desktop Environment like KDE or GNOME - Geany only requires the GTK2 runtime libraries.

Geany is a tool in the Integrated Development Environment category of a tech stack.

Geany is an open source tool with 0 Github Stars and 0 Github Forks. Here’s a link to Geany's open source repository on Github

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Geany's Features

  • syntax highlighting
  • code completion
  • auto completion of often used constructs like if, for and while
  • auto completion of XML and HTML tags
  • call tips
  • folding
  • many supported filetypes like C, Java, PHP, HTML, Python, Perl, Pascal
  • symbol lists
  • embedded terminal emulation
  • extensibility through plugins

Geany's alternatives

  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
  • Eclipse - IDE for Java EE Developers
  • gedit - Text editor for the GNOME desktop environment, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows
  • IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
  • Visual Studio - State-of-the-art tools and services that you can use to create great apps for devices, the cloud, and everything in between.

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