Leo: Leonine Editor with Outlines
- An outliner. Everything in Leo is an outline.
- A Personal Information Manager.
- A browser with a memory.
- A powerful scripting environment.
- A tool for studying other people’s code.
- A fully-featured IDE, with emacs-like commands.
- Extensible via a simple plugin architecture.
- A tool that plays well with IPython, vim and xemacs.
- Written in 100% pure Python
- Compatible with Python 2.6 and above or Python 3.0 and above.
- A tool with an inspiring and active community.
Leo’s unique features
- Always-present, persistent, outline structure.
- Leo’s underlying data is a Directed Acyclic Graph.
- Clones create multiple views of an outline.
- A simple, powerful, outline-oriented Python API.
- Scripts and programs can be composed from outlines.
- Importers convert flat text into outlines.
- Scripts have full access to all of Leo’s sources.
- Commands that act on outline structure. Example: the rst3 command converts outlines to reStructuredText.
- @test and @suite scripts create unit tests automatically.
- @button scripts apply scripts to outline data.
- Outline-oriented directives.
Simulating these features in vim, Emacs or Eclipse is possible, just as it is possible to simulate Python in assembly language…
- Leo’s home page: http://leoeditor.com
- Documentation: http://leoeditor.com/leo_toc.html
- Tutorials: http://leoeditor.com/tutorial.html
- Video tutorials: http://leoeditor.com/screencasts.html
- Forum: http://groups.google.com/group/leo-editor
- Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/leo/files/
- Github sources: https://github.com/leo-editor/leo-editor
- What people are saying about Leo: http://leoeditor.com/testimonials.html
- A web page that displays .leo files: http://leoeditor.com/load-leo.html
- More links: http://leoeditor.com/leoLinks.html