[racket] an interesting article on IDE's for education

From: Laurent (laurent.orseau at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Sep 28 05:35:15 EDT 2012

Wow, that is very nice!
I believe this two-way tagging approach could be used for virtually
anything, and might be very useful for debugging and many other purposes
(like interactive building).


On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 10:28 PM, Antonio Leitao <aml at gia.ist.utl.pt> wrote:

> Some time ago I did a very simple prototype exploring
> some of Bret Victor's ideas in a DrRacket-based IDE
> for Generative Design. It still needs a lot of work (particularly,
> in the performance area) but you can get an idea of what it
> looks like in the following video.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvAXWJbAQco
> The video doesn't include sound because, in the first attempts,
> all I could hear was the laptop fans. Anyway, the idea is that
> you click on the code and it shows the shapes that were created
> by that part of the program, and you click on the shapes and it
> shows how they were produced.
> Best,
> António.
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