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- Subject: Re: Ravi - almost a year old plus thoughts on what's next
- From: Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile@...>
- Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2016 21:49:47 +0000
On 7 January 2016 at 00:54, Paul K <email@example.com> wrote:
>> perhaps I
>> should look at enhancing ZeroBrane Studio to support Ravi. I do not
>> know how much effort that will be.
> Depending on what exactly you want to do, you may already have
> everything you need in ZBS. The IDE already supports development and
> debugging for Lua-based languages, for example, GSL-shell (extends Lua
> syntax) and Moonscript (compiles to Lua). The debugger also includes
> code mapping support, which is used in Moonscript to map Lua line
> numbers (that debug hook is fired on) to Moonscript source code to
> make breakpoints and other debugging aspects to work.
> If you want to try running/debugging Ravi scripts from ZBS, then
> gsl-shell interpreter may be a good starting point
> you may then wrap it into a plugin as it was done for Moonscript
> You can see some screenshots and details on how this works here:
> and http://notebook.kulchenko.com/zerobrane/gsl-shell-debugging-with-zerobrane-studio;
> you can see that in both cases ZBS can debug scripts that look nothing
> like "standard" Lua and in the case of Moonscript, you can use
> Moonscript expressions in the Watch panel and the Remote console.
> Let me know if you need help with any of this.
Many thanks for above information! I will try this out and will get
back with questions if I get stuck.