Symbiosis theme

Symbiosis is a bold, medium-to-high contrast theme loosely inspired by the Metroid video game series. It has been created as a tribute to Metroid’s 30th anniversary. It comes in light and dark variants, while using a single 16-colour palette.

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

111D1C 212D2C 616D6C A1ADAC

Light base

FCFAF9 ECEAE9 8C8A89 4C4A49

Accent values

B95846 A87226 669824 3D8CAD
BB7EAA A89641 48A597 9166AB

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

Atom text editor packages

Symbiosis light available at

Atom GitHub Or run the command apm install symbiosis-syntax

Symbiosis dark available at

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

Vim and Vim Airline

The Vim port is in its early testing phase. Language support in particular could use some more work. Everything is subject to change.

All Prot16 themes (including Symbiosis) 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 symbiosis_light
let g:airline_theme='symbiosis_light'

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

All of my themes were originally developed for Atom. I do, nonetheless, plan to branch out from there. For the time being, I am experimenting with ways to make ports for at least some of the most popular programs. Based on my current tests on Arch Linux and Linux Mint 17.3 and 18, I have settled on the following colour mapping (which you have to implement manually if none of the options below suits your needs).

212D2C B95846 669824 A89641 3D8CAD BB7EAA 48A597 ECEAE9 111D1C A87226 4C4A49 616D6C 8C8A89 9166AB A1ADAC FCFAF9

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

Jekyll blog with Rouge for highlighting

To use Symbiosis on your Rouge-enabled Jekyll site, go ahead and implement this SCSS stylesheet. Read the inline comments on how to switch between light and dark.

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.

<!-- Some comment -->
<div class="schemesmenu">

 <button onclick="schemesFunction()" class="schemes-button">
   Prot16 schemes
   <svg class="deco-icon icon-menu">
     <use xlink:href="#icon-menu"></use>
   </svg>
 </button>

 <nav id="schemesDropdown" class="dropdown-content" aria-label="Prot16 schemes menu">
   <ul>
     <li><a href="#">Text</a></li>
     <li><a href="#">Text</a></li>
   </ul>
 </nav>

</div>
<!-- Some comment -->
<div class="schemesmenu">

 <button onclick="schemesFunction()" class="schemes-button">
   Prot16 schemes
   <svg class="deco-icon icon-menu">
     <use xlink:href="#icon-menu"></use>
   </svg>
 </button>

 <nav id="schemesDropdown" class="dropdown-content" aria-label="Prot16 schemes menu">
   <ul>
     <li><a href="#">Text</a></li>
     <li><a href="#">Text</a></li>
   </ul>
 </nav>

</div>
// Random Mixin
@mixin tablet {
  @media screen and (min-width: #{$tablet}) {
    @content;
  }
}

// Some SCSS
.social-share {
  font-family: $fontui;
  font-size: $ssize;
  margin: ($vrythm * 2) 0 0;
  padding: 0;
  @extend %clearfix;

  div {
    a {
      color: $lbg;
      font-weight: 400;
      display: block;
      margin: ($sone / 2) 0;
      padding: ($sone / 2) $sone;

      @include tablet {
        float: left;
        display: inline-block;
        margin: 0 $sone 0 0;
      }

      &[href*="facebook.com"] {
        background: #3B5998;
      }

      &[href*="twitter.com"] {
        background: #1DA1F3;
      }

      &:hover {
        opacity: .8;
      }
    }
  }
}
// Random Mixin
@mixin tablet {
  @media screen and (min-width: #{$tablet}) {
    @content;
  }
}

// Some SCSS
.social-share {
  font-family: $fontui;
  font-size: $ssize;
  margin: ($vrythm * 2) 0 0;
  padding: 0;
  @extend %clearfix;

  div {
    a {
      color: $lbg;
      font-weight: 400;
      display: block;
      margin: ($sone / 2) 0;
      padding: ($sone / 2) $sone;

      @include tablet {
        float: left;
        display: inline-block;
        margin: 0 $sone 0 0;
      }

      &[href*="facebook.com"] {
        background: #3B5998;
      }

      &[href*="twitter.com"] {
        background: #1DA1F3;
      }

      &:hover {
        opacity: .8;
      }
    }
  }
}
/* When the user clicks on the button,
toggle between hiding and showing the dropdown content */
function schemesFunction() {
    document.getElementById("schemesDropdown").classList.toggle("show");
}

// Close the dropdown menu if the user clicks outside of it
window.onclick = function(event) {
  if (!event.target.matches('.schemes-button')) {

    var dropdowns = document.getElementsByClassName("dropdown-content");
    var i;
    for (i = 0; i < dropdowns.length; i++) {
      var openDropdown = dropdowns[i];
      if (openDropdown.classList.contains('show')) {
        openDropdown.classList.remove('show');
      }
    }
  }
};
/* When the user clicks on the button,
toggle between hiding and showing the dropdown content */
function schemesFunction() {
    document.getElementById("schemesDropdown").classList.toggle("show");
}

// Close the dropdown menu if the user clicks outside of it
window.onclick = function(event) {
  if (!event.target.matches('.schemes-button')) {

    var dropdowns = document.getElementsByClassName("dropdown-content");
    var i;
    for (i = 0; i < dropdowns.length; i++) {
      var openDropdown = dropdowns[i];
      if (openDropdown.classList.contains('show')) {
        openDropdown.classList.remove('show');
      }
    }
  }
};

Related git repositories

Wish to contribute? Check out these repos: