A screenshot of the open-source CodeLite C/C++ IDE in action
13.0 / May 25, 2019
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In August 2006, Eran Ifrah started an autocomplete project named CodeLite. The idea was to create a code completion library based on ctags, SQLite (hence, CodeLite), and a Yacc based parser that could be used by other IDEs. Later Clang became an optional parser for code completion, greatly improving its functionality.
LiteEditor, a demo application, was developed for demonstrating CodeLite's functionalities. Eventually, LiteEditor evolved into CodeLite.
CodeLite features project management (workspace / projects), code completion, code refactoring, source browsing, syntax highlighting, Subversion integration, cscope integration, UnitTest++ integration, an interactive debugger built over gdb and a source code editor (based on Scintilla).
CodeLite is distributed under the GNU General Public License v2 or Later. It is being developed and debugged using itself as the development platform with daily updates available through its Git repository.
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