Guide to your first Tree-sitter grammar
NOTE: The Tree-sitter API and documentation has changed and improved since this guide was created. I can't guarantee this is up to date.
Tree-sitter is the new way Atom is providing language recognition features, such as syntax highlighting, code folding, autocomplete, and more. In contrast to TextMate grammars, which work by regex matching, Tree-sitter will generate an entire syntax tree. But more on that can be found in it's own docs.
Here, we look at making one from scratch.