Big thanks to Curt Clifton (https://github.com/curtclifton – his bio indicates that he’s with the Omni Group!) for creating this codeless Language Module for Swift that can be used in BBEdit and in TextWrangler.
Curt indicates there are some limitations to codeless language modules:
Keyword, comment, and string highlighting work. Top-level classes, structs, enums, functions, and extensions are indexed and can be folded. Because of limitations in the matching power of codeless language modules, nested declarations are not indexed and are not fold-able.
However, it works great if you want to do some Average Joe coding in Swift in TextWrangler or just see your .swift files highlighted outside of Xcode.
Installation is super easy:
- Copy the file swift.plist to ~/Library/Application Support/BBEdit/Language Modules. You may have to create the Langauge Modules folder if it doesn’t exist.
- Quit and relaunch BBEdit.
…and for TextWrangler it’s just as simple:
- Copy the file swift.plist to ~/Library/Application Support/TextWrangler/Language Modules. You may have to create the Langauge Modules folder if it doesn’t exist.
- Quit and relaunch TextWrangler.