Varnish VCL Syntax Highlighting in Sublime Text

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Mattias Geniar, October 26, 2015

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I love the Sublime Text editor on Mac. It’s super simple & lightweight, it’s got plenty of shortcuts and once you get the hang of it – it’s a real power horse.

Since I do quite a bit work in Varnish, writing VCLs and custom rules, syntax highlighting is essential. Here’s a plugin that handles that.

$ cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/Sublime\ Text\ 2/Packages/User 
$ wget --no-check-certificate https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mattiasgeniar/Varnish.tmbundle/master/Syntaxes/VCL.tmLanguage

It’s a fork from the original work by zephirworks/Varnish.tmbundle, many thanks for that hard work!

varnish_syntax_highlighting

Much better than the plain-text alternative.



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