Dreaming of new generation IDE

John Bokma john at castleamber.com
Wed Feb 3 22:10:56 CET 2010


Robert <no-spam at non-existing.invalid> writes:

> Vladimir Ignatov wrote:
>> dynamic-type languages. Instead of current text-oriented IDEs, it
>> should be a database-centric and resemble current CAD systems instead
>> of being just "fancy text editor". Source text should be an output
>> product of that CAD and not a "source material" itself.
>
> can you sketch an example/use case more concretely?

I guess Vladimir means what's called a structure editor. The (by me)
aforementioned Synthesizer Generator is an example of such an editor
(environment).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structure_editor
http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=358746.358755

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John Bokma                                                               j3b

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