ACE, a Web-based Code Editor, Reaches 1.0
The embeddable open source web-based code editor ACE has reached version 1.0, coming with support for editing very large files, syntax highlighting for 45 languages, TextMate themes, Emacs and Vi key bindings, and other features.
After several years of active development and being used in production, ACE Editor has finally reached version 1.0 including a number of features such as:
- Editing documents with millions of lines as fast as small docs
- Emacs, Vi key bindings
- Support for TextMate themes
- Code folding
- Search/replace using regular expressions
- Multiple cursors
The ACE developers intend to extend the reach of the editor to mobile devices, currently 4 related issues being open: Performance, Native Copy&Paste, Keyboard, Gesture Support for Scrolling.
This InfoQ post provides more information on ACE’s history and internal workings.
Caitie McCaffrey Apr 24, 2015