Noir theme

Noir is a low contrast theme inspired by nights in the wilderness. It is special among my theme collection in that its two variants are essentially dark (in contrast to distinct light and dark versions). The difference between the two is one of degree: a dark and a ‘lighter’ dark.

Packages or ports of it are available for the Atom text editor, Vim, the Vim Airline plugin, Jekyll websites using the Rouge gem, as well as the Xfce4, Terminator, iTerm2, urxvt, and Hyper terminal emulators.

Palette

Dark base

081614 182624 7c7d59 728d8c

Light base

191e18 292e28 758c9b 758f74

Accent values

a2744a 90842a 358664 4a78a6
a28d7c 76924c 358092 7f7dad

Base values from left to right: background, background highlight, secondary text, primary text.

Atom text editor packages

Noir light available at

Atom GitHub Or run the command apm install noir-syntax

Noir dark available at

Atom GitHub Or run the command apm install noir-dark-syntax

Vim and Vim Airline

All Prot16 themes (including Noir) are available as plugins for Vim and Vim Airline. To install them, use your favourite plugin manager. With vim-plug:

Plug 'protesilaos/prot16-vim'
Plug 'protesilaos/prot16-vim-airline'

Then specify your choice in .vimrc. Use either the light or dark variant:

colorscheme noir_light
let g:airline_theme='noir_light'

" or use these instead
colorscheme noir_dark
let g:airline_theme='noir_dark'

Atom and Vim colour mapping

Primary

Secondary

Tertiary


Primary: Class names, variables, functions, etc.
Secondary: Measurement units, strings, support functions, etc.
Tertiary: Cursor, support classes, etc.

Terminal emulators

Palette value correspondance to 16-colour terms
0 = dhl; 1 = red; 2 = gre; 3 = yel; 4 = blu; 5 = mag; 6 = cya; 7 = lhl;
8 = dbg; 9 = ora; 10 = lt1; 11 = dt2; 12 = lt2; 13 = vio; 14 = dt1; 15 = lbg
182624 a2744a 358664 76924c 4a78a6 a28d7c 358092 292e28 081614 90842a 758f74 7c7d59 758c9b 7f7dad 728d8c 191e18

Terminal Base values (light theme)
Background: 191e18
Foreground: 758f74
Cursor: 758f74
Bold colour: 758f74

Terminal Base values (dark theme)
Background: 081614
Foreground: 728d8c
Cursor: 728d8c
Bold colour: 728d8c

For Noir, the following terminal emulators are supported thus far:

Jekyll blog with Rouge for highlighting

To use Noir on your Rouge-enabled Jekyll site, go ahead and implement either the the light or the the dark variant.

This demo makes use of the Rouge gem to create the markup. It is a lightweight solution for highlighting code on the web. Bear in mind that it is not a perfect representation of the Atom packages or terminal ports.

#!/bin/bash

# Random bits and pieces
match=$(echo "${array[@]:0}" | grep -o ${schemeslug})  

# Do the work if there is a match
if [ ! -z ${match} ]; then
	scheme=${schemeslug}
	echo "Found ${scheme}"
	echo "Accepted commit message '${commit}'"
	echo "Message '${apmsemver}'"
    
    # Work goes here ...

# Error message if scheme name does not exist
else
	echo "${redbg}${whitefg}Error${colourreset} some message"
	echo "Try any one of these instead"
	echo ${array}
	exit 1
fi

# here is how to stop the server
for pid in `ps aux | grep 'node ../server.js' | awk '{print $2}'` ; do
  sudo kill -9 $pid 2> /dev/null
done

exit 0
#!/bin/bash

# Random bits and pieces
match=$(echo "${array[@]:0}" | grep -o ${schemeslug})

# Do the work if there is a match
if [ ! -z ${match} ]; then
	scheme=${schemeslug}
	echo "Found ${scheme}"
	echo "Accepted commit message '${commit}'"
	echo "Message '${apmsemver}'"

    # Work goes here ...

# Error message if scheme name does not exist
else
	echo "${redbg}${whitefg}Error${colourreset} some message"
	echo "Try any one of these instead"
	echo ${array}
	exit 1
fi

# here is how to stop the server
for pid in `ps aux | grep 'node ../server.js' | awk '{print $2}'` ; do
  sudo kill -9 $pid 2> /dev/null
done

exit 0
// Random elements
$weight: bold !default;
$color: red;

@mixin example($arg1, $arg2) {
    background-color: $arg1;
    color: $arg2;
}

%placeholder {
    display: block;
    margin: 0 auto;
}

// FIXME a comment is here
.class {
    font-family: 'A string', sans-serif;
    font-size: 16px;
    font-weight: $weight;

    %extend placeholder;

    @include example(#123123, white);

    &::before,
    &::after {
        content: "";
        display: block;
        width: calc(calc(100% - 5rem) - 10px);
        height: 10px;
    }

    &:not(.other-class) {
        border-bottom: thin solid darken($color, 3%);
    }
}
// Random elements
$weight: bold !default;
$color: red;

@mixin example($arg1, $arg2) {
    background-color: $arg1;
    color: $arg2;
}

%placeholder {
    display: block;
    margin: 0 auto;
}

// FIXME a comment is here
.class {
    font-family: 'A string', sans-serif;
    font-size: 16px;
    font-weight: $weight;

    %extend placeholder;

    @include example(#123123, white);

    &::before,
    &::after {
        content: "";
        display: block;
        width: calc(calc(100% - 5rem) - 10px);
        height: 10px;
    }

    &:not(.other-class) {
        border-bottom: thin solid darken($color, 3%);
    }
}

Related git repositories

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