Integrated script editor in Godot lacks features found in editors like VS Code, Sublime, Emacs, etc. These editors are also more popular among developers and therefore are better to switch for usability. However, to implement core functionalities such as - Diagnosis, Registering custom symbols, jump to definition, etc a Language Server structure has to be adopted. For example, the client (say vs code) will communicate the godot language server to give desired result.

Microsoft's Language Server Protocol (LSP) is flexible and powerful to implement these functionalities. It also supports many editors - VS Code, Atom, Sublime, etc. Hence, instead of writing complete extensions for each editor (client) using LSP servers can be reused while the client which is an editor extension has to be only re-written.

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Ankit Priyarup

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  • Geequlim
  • Jiacheng Lu
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2019