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Monday January 05, 2009
05:38 AM

Some thoughts on Padre

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Yesterday I went to an israel.pm meeting at Tel Aviv University to hear a lecture by Gabor Szabo on Padre.

Other than meeting Gabor and Shlomi Fish in person and a few other mongers (all really nice people), I did not hear a lot of new things about Padre (since I already dabbled with it a bit) but some things were very interesting. Basically at some point, Gabor suggested that Padre could be used as a instrument for small GUI applications. That caught my attention.

Imagine having a CVS/SVN/git interface that helps you update your repository from within Padre. Imagine having a plugin that creates a textual graph of your program, imagine a plugin that creates a visual graph of your program.

Now, recall Firefox extensions. This is what Padre allows you.
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  • .. or planning plugins for Autodia, nytprof and Devel::Cover. .. and I'm working on an emacs mode plugin tonight - once I've got that done I'll be using Padre more and have a good excuse for working on the other plugins.

    Even if I don't find myself switching from emacs I *do* plan to use it to point/click handle the many many perl dev tools and modules available in a nice GUI.

    --

    @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
    print reverse @JAPH;