Cantor: Python 2 backend feature tour

Introduction Cantor backend selection screen In 2013 I developed a Python 2 backend for Cantor, a project funded in part by Google Summer of Code. Now this backend is available in Cantor released in KDE 4.12. Cantor is a mathematical/scientific programming software, a frontend providing IDE features (syntax highlighting, tab-complete, variables management, and more) and […]

Cantor backends for Python2 and Scilab merged in master

A fast update: now Cantor backends for Python2 and Scilab were merged in master branch. I will do more polishing until the stable release in KDE 4.12. You can follow the new status of development compiling and testing Cantor from master branch. In a related topic, KDE Edu sprint in A Coruña, Spain, began and […]

Python Backend for Cantor: Append Plot Images in Cantor Workspace

Other feature implemented in python backend for Cantor in last weeks was “append plot image to Cantor Workspace”. In other backends you can, optionally, generate a plot image and this image will be append in Cantor workspace, not generating a separated window to the picture. Below we have a command to generate a plot image […]

Side panels in Python Backend for Cantor: Help and Variable Management

In last weeks I developed some new features to python backend for Cantor. In this post I will write about two of their: the help and the variable management, implemented as panels.  Help Panel on left; Variable Management Panel on right Help panel Help panel shows the help output in a separated panel, facilitating the […]

Cantor – dynamic keywords in python backend

In previous post, I mentioned about dynamic keywords in python backend. The idea is, after import a python module in Cantor workspace, functions, keywords, variables, and more from this module are load by Cantor and available to syntax highlighting and tab complete. This feature is implemented for now. You can test it compiling Cantor from […]