For me also would be useful to have a scientific calculator
jEdit plugin. I think the idea to have the two packaging (software and
plugin) is good.
I think also that it would be useful to have a jEdit plugin
to plot mathematical function but also X,Y data set.
On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 03:18:14 -0700
"Alan Ezust" <alan.ezust@...> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 3:34 PM, Ted Kosan <ted.kosan@...>
> >> Or, is there any plans to build a
> >> plugin version of it? So I can use jEdit as jEdit, and still have
> >> this awesome scientific calculator as part of it?
> > I had thought about this but I was unsure if people would find it
> > useful to have mathematics-oriented plugins available in jEdit. If
> > the demand was there I think it could be done though.
> You'd be surprised how many math geeks there are using jedit. I may
> not have many occasions to use such a thing, but my dad's a
> mathematics professor so I'm sure he'll like it. And I already got him
> hooked on jEdit. So there's at least the two of us.
> That, and a lot of software engineering geeks that just want to see as
> many possible cool and useful plugins available in from jedit, even if
> they're not used that often.
> Perhaps you can package your software so that it can be used one way
> (as a standalone program) but also available as a plugin for users of
> jEdit? That would certainly be cool. It's just a matter of keeping a
> good discipline and separating your code from the core code, and
> putting it all in a plugin, and then having the plugin set some
> default options in its props file.
> But in any case, this really looks cool.
> > Aside from the mathematics, one part of MathRider which may be
> > useful to programmers is the ability to execute code inside of
> > folds. I find myself developing beanshell scripts inside of folds
> > more and more because of its speed and flexibility.
> Is this something you need to make changes to jEdit core in order to
> make your plugin work properly with folds?
> If so, you can submit the patch to jEdit in the patches tracker, for
> review by other developers.
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