Xturtle: an eclipse / Xtext2 based editor for RDF/Turtle files

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Xturtle is turtle editor solution based on eclipse / Xtext2. It features syntax highlighting, code completion (resource qnames, datatypes, language tags, literals, prefixe and namespaces URIs from prefix.cc), templates, syntax validation, internal linking to descriptions, preview of resources, navigation in outline and quick outline, folding (prefixes, subject blocks, multiline literals) and multiple customization options including syntax highlighting.

Issues Wiki Source Code


Starting from an existing eclipse installation, you first have to install Xtext, which is a dependency for Xturtle, from this update site:


After that, install Xturtle from this update site:


During the installation, you will get a warning that the package is unsigned.

You'll know that the editor is working, when you open a .ttl file and you are asked if you want to add the Xtext-Nature to the project. Further, on invoking code completion (ctrl-space) in the first line, something should happen...

For more information on features, usage notes and technical background, have a look at the wiki.

Project Team


Xturtle: Turtle editing the Eclipse-way ( 2013-02-12T17:23:23+01:00 by Dr. Sebastian Tramp)

2013-02-12T17:23:23+01:00 by Dr. Sebastian Tramp

We are happy to announce the first public version of our Turtle editor Xturtle. Read more about "Xturtle: Turtle editing the Eclipse-way"