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- Subject: RE: remote debugger and upvalues with LUA 5.0a
- From: "Joshua Jensen" <jjensen@...>
- Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 01:26:09 -0700
> Do you happen to know if anyone has written an addin for
> Visual Studio that allows you to use Lua, or Python, to
> manipulate VS COM objects so you can write macro plugins in
> languages other than VB? People either seem to write COM
> addins or write VB scripts, but if you exposed the VS COM
> stuff I think you could use it with LuaCOM or PythonCOM?
The latest LuaCOM MAY be able to access the DTE object. I know the
custom version of LuaCOM in LuaPlus can access VS .NET's DTE object and
all the associated enums, but it only did it after I greatly enhanced
the Lua 3 implementation. In particular, the Lua 3 implementation
couldn't access enums or deal with byref variants or make safe arrays.
The new LuaCOM beta may be able to do that, but I haven't investigated
> What would be really nice would be a VS addin which combined
> Lua COM and Tcl/Tk stuff so you could write macros with GUIs.
> Would anyone care to speculate on the ease of this?
That would be cool, but I couldn't even figure out how to get the macro