🔖 Development tools for Julia

Developement tools, compilers, debuggers 1

See also

  • 🏚️ means the package may not support current versions of Julia.
  • 🏗️ means the package may be a WIP.


  • Debugger.jl :: Julia debugger using the @enter macro.
  • Rebugger.jl :: An expression-level debugger for Julia, sans the ability to interact with or manipulate call stacks (see Gallium), but it can trace execution via the manipulation of Julia expressions.
  • Suppressor.jl :: Julia macros for suppressing output (STDOUT), warnings (STDERR) or both streams at the same time.
  • ToggleableAsserts.jl :: Assertions that can be turned on or off with a switch, without runtime penalty when they’re off.
  • Traceur.jl :: codified version of the Julia performance tips.
WIP or may not work


  • CommonMark.jl :: A CommonMark-compliant parser for Julia.
  • DocStringExtensions.jl :: Extensions for Julia’s docsystem.
  • Documenter.jl :: Official documentation generator for Julia.
  • Literate.jl :: literate programming in Julia.
  • Remark.jl :: A Julia package to create presentations from markdown using Remark.
  • sphinx-julia :: Documenting Julia projects with Sphinx.
  • Weave.jl :: A scientific report generator/literate programming tool for Julia based on Pweave and resembles Knitr and Sweave.
WIP or may not work
  • 🏚️ Docile.jl :: Experimental Julia package documentation system.
  • 🏚️ Doxygen :: A branch providing support for documenting in Julia using Doxygen and doxyfilter.jl tools.
  • 🏚️ HelpTestbed.jl :: package is for exploring options for help when you add a Julia package - when used from the REPL, the @help macro fetches, say, the signature of a function call, which can be used to find the package.
  • 🏚️ Judo.jl :: is a Julia document generator, which takes documents written in pandoc markdown and converts them into html, but differs from general purpose markdown tools in a few ways.
  • 🏚️ Lexicon.jl :: Julia package documentation generator that provides access to the documentation created by the @doc macro from Docile.jl. It allows querying of package documentation from the Julia REPL and building HTML documentation.
  • 🏚️ Publish.jl :: A package for publishing code - uses Latex to create a pdf with your code and output.
  • 🏚️ Report.jl :: A Markdown report writer for Julia.
  • 🏚️ Roxygen.jl :: A Roxygen-like documentation package for automatically generating documentation from Julia source files.
  • 🏚️ Tuxedo.jl :: Dressing up your algorithms with documentation-driven development.


Integrated development environment.

See Julia editor suport team.

  • CSSUtil
  • jEdit-julia :: A jEdit mode for Julia.
  • Julia VSCode :: A powerful, free IDE for the Julia language.
  • Julia.tmbundle :: Julia language support for TextMate 2 (and Sublime Text).
  • Liclipse :: LiClipse, Eclipse plus some customizations, supports Julia.
  • OhMyREPL.jl :: Syntax highlighting and other enhancements for the Julia REPL.
  • Reminisce :: Sublime-style saving of tabs and content for Light Table.
  • WebIO.jl : WebIO provides a simple abstraction for displaying and interacting with web content.
WIP or may not work
  • 🏚️ Acorn.jl :: A pure julia text editor.
  • 🏚️ BlinkEditor.jl :: A simple Blink editor based on Mike Innes' JuliaCon 2015 presentation.
  • 🏚️ InteractNext.jl :: is a lot like Interact.jl, except that as well as running in IJulia, it also works in the Atom/Juno IDE, in a desktop window with Blink.jl, and served in a webpage via Mux.jl.
  • 🏚️ Jewel.jl :: IDE backend for Julia.
  • 🏚️ julia-ide :: YAJI.
  • 🏚️ Julia-LT :: Julia plugin for Light Table based on the Jewel.jl editor backend.
  • 🏚️ JuliaDT.jl :: Julia Development Toolkit for Eclipse.
  • 🏚️ Julietta.jl :: An integrated developement environment (IDE) for the programming language Julia.
  • 🏚️ June-LT :: The June themes for Light Table.
  • 🏚️ Juno-LT :: A Julia environment built on Light Table. JunoLab.
  • 🏚️ JunoLTDistro :: Juno-LT Distribution & Installer.
  • 🏚️ Sublime-Julia :: Sublime Syntax, Build, Snippets, and REPL for the Julia language. 🏚️ JuliaCompletions


Currently in maintenance mode
  • Atom.jl :: Julia Client for Atom. Maintenance-only mode.
  • atom-language-julia :: A Julia language support package for the Atom editor.
  • atom-julia-client :: Julia Eval in Atom.
  • 🏚️ Electron.jl :: Provides easy access to atom/electron from Julia.
  • 🏚️ Jude :: A set of development extensions for Julia in the Atom editor to improve developer productivity. Currently, it provides autocomplete and jump to definition.





WIP or may not work
  • 🏗️ WeavePynb.jl :: Simple package to convert markdown files to IJulia notebooks.
  • 🏚️ Autoreload.jl :: A package for autoreloading files for interactive work in IJulia.
  • 🏚️ Colaboratory :: Create and store notebooks in Google Drive and allow for collaborative editing of notebooks.
  • 🏚️ ErrorLineNumber.jl :: Address line number bug in Julia 0.4 error reporting.
  • 🏚️ Hydra.jl :: Hosted Multi-user IJulia distribution.
  • 🏚️ IJuliaWidgets.jl :: Interactive widgets for IJulia.
  • 🏚️ jlbox :: uses node.js to provide a mechanism for automatically reloading julia source and test files via gulp.js and a ZMQ socket.


📖 web IDE

See also


  • CodeTools.jl :: A collection of tools for handling Julia code (evaluation, autocompletion etc.), designed to be used as a backend library for IDE support.
  • DevTools.jl :: provides a couple of useful graphical tools for working with Julia, built on top of Blink.jl.
  • Hiccup.jl :: A super-simple library designed to make making HTML easy in Julia. It’s heavily inspired by Clojure’s Hiccup DSL.
  • LanguageServer.jl :: An implementation of the Microsoft Language Server Protocol for the julia language.
  • LNR.jl :: Line numbering reader.
WIP or may not work
  • 🏚️ Media.jl :: A display system which enables the user handle multiple input/output devices and decide what media types get displayed where. (No Project.toml)
  • 🏚️ JuliaWebRepl.jl
  • 🏚️ OpenStack.jl :: Access the OpenStack API using Julia.


Widget toolkits and other graphical user interfaces for desktops.

WIP or may not work
  • 🏚️ Canvas.jl :: Composable UIs in Julia.
  • 🏚️ JGUI.jl :: Simplified interface for making GUI’s in Julia.
  • 🏚️ Julietta.jl :: A toolkit for viewing Julia packages, modules, etc….
  • 🏚️ Table.jl :: Display Tables in plain text, HTML, LaTex.
  • 🏚️ XClipboard.jl :: Xlib clipboard bindings to drag and drop in X11(X-Window System for bitmap displays).


  • QML.jl :: Small example for starting an interface to Qt5 QML.
WIP or may not work
  • 🏚️ PySide.jl :: A julia interface for accessing Qt via PyCall and PySide.
  • 🏚️ Qt5.jl :: A wrapper around C++ library Qt5.


  • Gtk.jl :: Julia interface to the GTK windowing toolkit.
  • GtkApps.jl :: GTK Apps by @tknopp.
WIP or may not work
  • 🏚️ GI.jl :: Julia bindings using libgobject-introspection.
  • 🏚️ GtkInteract.jl :: Part of Interact.jl functionality with Gtk.

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