[pypy-dev] Re: [Edu-sig] Visual Programming in Python?
lac at strakt.com
Thu Apr 13 20:07:59 CEST 2006
This just showed up on edu-sig. Is the translator and viewer separate
enough that we could just send it to this person?
In a message of Thu, 13 Apr 2006 12:56:12 EDT, "Douglas S. Blank" writes:
>I've been thinking about a visual programming/flowchart interface for
>Python and was wondering if anyone knows of such a project. I am imaging
>a Tkinter canvas (initially) with which one can add blocks that
>represent statements, branches, loops... everything. Further, I imaging
>that this would save (and load) real Python code, so that you could suck
>in raw code, it would get parsed, and shown as a flowchart. Maybe some
>additional data would be stored in comments (zoom amount,
>positions/colors/properties of particular boxes). Also, one could step
>through the chart, block-by-block.
>I've seen some commercial (and open source/non-Python) products, but
>they seem heavy and sluggish, as if a whole lot of processing is going
>on behind the scenes. Is/would it really be that hard?
>Any pointers or comments appreciated,
>Douglas S. Blank Computer Science
>Assistant Professor Bryn Mawr College
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>Edu-sig at python.org
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