Codenvy, Microsoft and Red Hat Collaborate on a Protocol for Sharing Programming Language Guidance

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Codenvy, Microsoft and Red Hat have banded together to bring a more consistent developer experience across different code editors, by way of a new protocol that would allow any editing tool to check user’s code against a set of rules and best practices formed for each language.

For the keepers of programming languages, the Language Server Protocol project could help them provide better support for their users, without worrying about the underlying platform. 

With these specifications, code editors can offer advanced functionality such as syntax analysis, code completion, outlining and refactoring that are designed for specific languages. 

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