[MacRuby-devel] PBI - macirb as a console, debugger, etc.
lsansonetti at apple.com
Mon Oct 27 00:27:17 PDT 2008
Excellent work! Would you mind if the project ships with MacRuby, as a
We should perhaps customize it a little bit too, providing a way to
change the font, and showing the console by default when the app
starts. Also, maybe the console.rb file should be bundled with MacRuby
in the standard library so that you can easily fire it up from a
On Oct 22, 2008, at 3:19 PM, Antonin Hildebrand wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> I'm using console code made by Tim Burks. I cannot imagine developing
> Cocoa+MacRuby without something similar.
> I've created a github project with sample MacRuby application:
> The original project is here:
> best regards,
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Rich Morin <rdm at cfcl.com> wrote:
>> It should be possible to create a macirb session that (like
>> script/console, in Rails) loads up an app's code and then lets
>> the user interact with it, via the keyboard. I find console
>> very handy for exploration, so I think this would be, too.
>> Going a bit further, what about setting up a macirb session that
>> lets the user interact dynamically with MR? For example, start
>> up MR, play with the GUI, then go over to the macirb session to
>> look at the results, overload methods, etc.
>> It may be that Xcode already has this sort of functionality (if
>> so, please point me to it :). I suspect, however, that Xcode
>> isn't really built to take advantage of dynamic languages. So,
>> what mashups would be possible and interesting?
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