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What is highlight.js?

It works in the browser as well as on the server. It works with pretty much any markup, doesn’t depend on any framework, and has automatic language detection.
highlight.js is a tool in the Text Editor category of a tech stack.

Who uses highlight.js?


6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use highlight.js.

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highlight.js's Features

  • Import Highlight.js as a CommonJS-module
  • The default import imports all languages
  • Custom Initialization

highlight.js Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to highlight.js?
It is a lightweight, beautiful and extensible syntax highlighter, built with modern web standards in mind. It’s used in thousands of websites, including some of those you visit daily.
Visual Studio Code
Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
Sublime Text
Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is distributed free as charityware.
At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
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highlight.js's Followers
6 developers follow highlight.js to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Justin Dorfman
Tomoya Shimaguchi
Bharat Kumar Bellamkonda
max vasilevskis
Skylar Brown