Integrating a code generator into IDLE
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Sun Jun 1 21:14:14 CEST 2008
Sam Denton schrieb:
> Code generators seem to be popular in Python.
Certainly not. The most of them will be used for generating bindings.
Apart from that, you rareley (if ever) need to generate code.
> I have one that I'd like to integrate into IDLE. Ideally, I'd like to
> (1) have a new file type show up when I use the File/Open dialog, and
> (2) have a function key that lets me run my generator against the file,
> just like F5 lets me run my Python code; ideally, I'd like to re-purpose
> the F5 key to be file-type aware. I've got a simple extension written
> that uses the F6 key to "compile" my files, but two goals I've listed
> seem a bit beyond me. Does anyone have any advice/pointers? Or is one
> or both ideas impractical? Thanks!
You might consider using eric, a python-ide written in python with the
Qt-Framework. It allows plugins.
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