NAME

Perl::LanguageServer - Language Server and Debug Protocol Adapter for Perl

VERSION

Version 2.3.0

SYNOPSIS

This is a Language Server and Debug Protocol Adapter for Perl

It implements the Language Server Protocol which provides syntax-checking, symbol search, etc. Perl to various editors, for example Visual Studio Code or Atom.

https://microsoft.github.io/language-server-protocol/specification

It also implements the Debug Adapter Protocol, which allow debugging with various editors/includes

https://microsoft.github.io/debug-adapter-protocol/overview

Should work with any Editor/IDE that support the Language-Server-Protocol.

To use both with Visual Studio Code, install the extension "perl"

Any comments and patches are welcome.

Features

  • Language Server

    • Syntax checking

    • Symbols in file

    • Symbols in workspace/directory

    • Goto Definition

    • Find References

    • Call Signatures

    • Supports multiple workspace folders

    • Document and selection formatting via perltidy

    • Run on remote system via ssh

  • Debugger

    • Run, pause, step, next, return

    • Support for coro threads

    • Breakpoints

    • Conditional breakpoints

    • Breakpoints can be set while program runs and for modules not yet loaded

    • Variable view, can switch to every stack frame or coro thread

    • Set variable

    • Watch variable

    • Tooltips with variable values

    • Evaluate perl code in debuggee, in context of every stack frame of coro thread

    • Automatically reload changed Perl modules while debugging

    • Debug multiple perl programs at once

    • Run on remote system via ssh

AUTHOR

grichter, <richter at ecos.de>

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-perl-languageserver at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Perl-LanguageServer. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc Perl::LanguageServer

Presentation on German Perl Workshop 2020:

https://github.com/richterger/Perl-LanguageServer/blob/master/docs/Perl-LanguageServer%20und%20Debugger%20f%C3%BCr%20Visual%20Studio%20Code%20u.a.%20Editoren%20-%20Perl%20Workshop%202020.pdf

You can also look for information at:

For reporting bugs please use GitHub issues.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2018-2021 grichter.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the the Artistic License (2.0). You may obtain a copy of the full license at:

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