Below you can find syntax highlight definitions and other plugins for text editors and
IDE-s that help you working with FreeMarker.
We encourage everybody to develop and send syntax highlight definitions or other
plugins for his/her favorite editor or IDE.
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here, drop us a
Anybody wants to improve these syntax highlights is welcome!
|Editor or IDE
||Syntax highlight, syntax error indicator, outline view,
code completion for macro names and bean property names.
Note: The included freemarker.jar is often outdated;
overwrite it with a newer version manually if you get error messages when using newer
template language constructs.
|Part of the JBoss Tools Project,
but also available there as standalone download (no dependencies).
JBoss Tools Project download page...
||Syntax highlight, indentation, block folding, some code navigation. Emacs major-mode for editing Web templates, includes FreeMarker support among others.
||The homepage of web-mode.el
|Eclipse (tried with 3.x)
||FreeMarker documentation in the Eclipse help system.
Requires FreeMarker 2.3rc1 (or later), or 2.2.6 (or later) from the 2.2.x series
|Emacs (tried with 20.7)
|Kate and KWrite (tried with Kate 2.5.10 and 3.2)
|NetBeans 6.0 or later
||Syntax highlight, code completion, template navigation
||Downloadable from the NetBeans plugins
NetBeans plugin download page...
|TextPad 4 or later
|Vim ("Vi IMproved")
Products that support FreeMarker out-of-the-box
|IntelliJ IDEA 8.0
||A well-known feature-rich commercial Java IDE.
||jEdit is a Free programmer's text editor written in Java.
It is highly customizable, extensible, and has an easy-to-use interface.
|SitePad Pro 6
||SitePad Pro is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Java, HTML, VRML and other files. It's commercial software.