Update : for people wondering how the whole new-SdiDesk-in-Adobe-Flex? thing is going. I solved something I thought was a problem yesterday. I now have a (very fragile) Flex front end which can pass plain-text GeekWeaver programs to a web-server with GeekWeaver embedded, and get a compiled chunk of GeekWeaver out. That’s very cool … unfortunately […]

What’s this? 1 2 21 211 22 3 4 41 42 43 431 4311 5 An HTML list that came out of GeekWeaver, when I called this recursive function : ::rec . :for x,, #__ . ${x/=} :hasChild x :rec ++ #x__ on a chunk of OPML. That’s pretty much how it’s going to look, […]

Just spent the last few hours downloading and playing with the beta of Flex 3, Adobe’s IDE for Rich Internet Applications (ie. applications running on the Flash Virtual Machine) which is based on Eclipse and has an XML-based UI / form description language more or less like HTML. I’m having two thoughts about it. One […]

Good weekend for GeekWeaver development … you can now pass arguments to functions that are more or less table-shaped – like this : :f Fruits apples,, oranges,, pears grapefruit,, passion-fruit,, grapes bananas,, lychees,, mangos It’s not public yet, but it will be available in the next installer. Also, although GeekWeaver is designed to be written […]