From: John Gay <john.d.gay@gm...> - 2012-10-19 14:49:36
> Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:04:38 +1000
> From: David Seikel <onefang@...>
> Subject: Re: [e-users] Getting started programming?
> To: enlightenment-users@...
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> On Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:28:48 +0900 Cedric BAIL <cedric.bail@...>
> > Hello John,
> > On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 9:29 AM, john.d.gay@...
> > <john.d.gay@...> wrote:
> > > I'm looking to start coding an Enlightenment text editor with the
> > > aim to extent it to a PovRay IDE. I've found a few simple examples
> > > by Rayman but was hoping for something more like a real program,
> > > not just an all-in-one file example.
> > >
> > > I saw one called eedit but it seems to have gone missing.
> > There is ecrire in svn (
> > http://trac.enlightenment.org/e/browser/trunk/ecrire ). I have
> > absolutely no idea of what PovRay language is, so I will assume it is
> > like any other development language.
> If I remember, PovRay is an old and popular raycasting 3D renderer.
Yes, it is. Kind of a scripting language.
> > Last people are thinking and starting to plan to work next year on a C
> > widget they will implement. At least for C, they will be able to use
> > likely face the same issue as you face with PovRay I guess, the lack
> > of a proper Parser->AST->Language checking. Maybe you can also start
> > from doing that task as it will be necessary.
> I have used EFL to do parser->AST->language translation (LSL to Lua),
> and I think Discomfiter did some for the azy project in the EFL SVN
> tree. My project is at -
> Those might help as examples as well.
Thanks, I'll look at those as well, but I want to crawl before I walk here.
I've only done some basic, C, C++ and played with qt a bit. That's why I'm
looking to start with a simple text editor. Play around at the highest
levels for this task before wading into the deep end.
Bret Victor's site looks great too! Lots of good getting started stuff to