[chuck-users] chuck shell...

Scott Hewitt wittlist at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 10 21:03:30 EDT 2009


I played with the shell briefly before moving onto the mini audicle I
like the shortcut to adding shreds to the VM and also the color

Things that I would like to see would be the ability to see the code
running in the shreds as often I will write code and then add it many
times with different values.

In terms of the mini interface I actually think it is very clean and
easy to use which makes learning to use it and ChucK much easier in my


On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM, Kassen <signal.automatique at gmail.com> wrote:
> Kurt;
>> For the most part it comes down to not having to use the mouse.  I can edit
>> in Vim and use ChucK shell and play for hours without touching the mouse.  I
>> am also used to vim commands and can edit much faster with them which makes
>> a Huge difference in live coding.
> The odd thing is that the Linux version of the mini does need the
> mouse. You can't ctrl+tab from buffer to buffer and selecting or
> creating a new buffer doesn't automatically move keyboard focus to it.
> On Windows these things do work. If it weren't for those things I
> don't think I'd need to use the mouse with it; I don't think i do
> under Windows.
>> Oh well.  I'm just going to stick with the command line version and hope
>> someone realizes that the shell is where it is at.  If the capability to
>> really live code in the shell (navigating namespaces and stuff beyond just
>> adding/removing shreds etc.) grew, it would be incredible (fingers crossed).
> Yes, indeed, but of course that involves more than just the interface.
> I heard gossip that that might be hard to add to ChucK, or at least
> harder than previously imagined.
> Kas.
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