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 1.6K GitHub stars and 443 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Geany's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Geany?
17 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Geany.
Why developers like Geany?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Geany
- syntax highlighting
- code completion
- auto completion of often used constructs like if, for and while
- auto completion of XML and HTML tags
- call tips
- many supported filetypes like C, Java, PHP, HTML, Python, Perl, Pascal
- symbol lists
- embedded terminal emulation
- extensibility through plugins
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