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Code completion in Cantor script editor

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Some months ago I wrote about the new features available in Cantor from KDE 4.13 release. But I did not write about a new nice feature available in that release too – so let’s see the new code completion in Cantor script editor! I coded a default syntax highlighting to each backend in script editor…. [Read More]

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May 13th, 2014 at 4:56 pm

KDE packagers: give some love to Cantor

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I have some posts to write about Cantor but first I would like to request a help to KDE packagers of several Linux distros around the world. I received some mails from users asking “how can I use python in Cantor?” or “where is python support in Cantor?”. Well, python2-backend is available in Cantor since… [Read More]

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May 13th, 2014 at 12:47 am

See you at FISL 15!

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Soon I am going to one of the biggest events in the world about free software, the International Free Software Forum (FISL)! As usual this year will be very present in KDE activities – especially the lecture by Kévin Ottens on KDE Frameworks 5, and the KDE community meeting. It will be easy to find… [Read More]

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May 5th, 2014 at 10:26 pm

Cantor’s script editor news

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A small blogpost about Cantor before Brazilian Carnival parties. KDE 4.13 is feature freeze now and I developed some improvements in Cantor’s script editor. It will be available in next KDE stable release around April 16. Now Python 2 and Scilab backends have support to script editor! See some pictures: Cantor Script Editor for Python… [Read More]

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March 1st, 2014 at 6:48 pm

Cantor: Python 2 backend feature tour

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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… [Read More]

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January 16th, 2014 at 10:42 am

Cantor backends for Python2 and Scilab merged in master

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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… [Read More]

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October 26th, 2013 at 7:16 pm