Pacu 1.2.3 - Lions eat no fish

posted by frank at Oct 21st, 2010

Biggest news first: Pacu is still alive and it now shows haXe code tips.

It was about 2.5 months ago that I planned to release a small bugfix release (keyboard fixes, etc.), but it couldn't come more different than planned... Running out of money, looking for a new day job (my wife got one first!), moving to a new city. But sometimes some distraction is the best thing that can happen to a software project. Being on the road a lot, I spend much reading on my <a hr...

Tags: codetips, haXe, Octave, Pacu, Pascal, Zen

Showing elided text in a QLabel

posted by frank at Oct 14th, 2010
Fasten your seat-belts! It can't be more "simple"...
class TextElider: color:#000000;font-weight:bold;text-decor...

Tags: C++, Qt

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Pacu 1.2.2 - Stable like a beech tree (bugfix release)

posted by frank at Jul 1st, 2010

After 3 weeks of bug fixing, I'm happy to announce the immediate availability of Pacu 1.2.2. The most crucial bugfix closes crashes on haXe files. Furthermore syntax highlighting got improved for all languages, mostly affecting Ruby and haXe (see also the notes below on Textmate themes). On OS X you can now use the Finder to open files. Pacu delivers for most of the supported file types icons and needed Launch Service integration.

Changelog Summary

  • improved detection of haXe compiler messages
  • improved conversion of the Textmate...


Getting started with haXe/Flash

posted by frank at Jul 1st, 2010

If you never heard about haXe before, you definitely missed the interception of one of the most powerful programming languages to date. It compiles extremely fast, it is light-weight, it focuses on generating safe and correct code. It has very accurate error reporting. It is neither strict nor duck typed, but instead delivers the best of both. It gives you back the feeling of the Turbo, which was lost long ago. It makes you consider writing code for f...

Tags: Flash, fun, haXe

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Pacu 1.2-1

posted by frank at Jun 7th, 2010
Lots of useful bugfixes. Catch it from the downloads section.