I’d like to introduce a new, unique JVM scripting tool called Seco,
0.3 just released (don’t get distracted by the < 1.0 version, it’s
stable). There’s JRuby support with code assistance etc. The official
release follows, but here are the main pointers:
Note: JRuby is not pre-bundled to reduce download size, you need to drop
jar (http://seco.googlecode.com/files/seco-ruby.jar) in seco/lib after
This is LGPL software, and we’d very much like to hear what you think of
Kobrix Software is pleased to announce the release of Seco 0.3 Seco,
formerly known as Scriba, is a scripting development environment for
JVM-based dynamic languages. Seco has been in active development and use
the past several years and it is a perfect companion to the serious Java
Key features include:
- Support of many popular JVM languages with syntax highlighting and
completion for most.
- Advanced script editing interface based on structured notebooks as
popularized by the Mathematica system.
- A WYSIWYG HTML editor for documentation.
- An infinite, zoomable 2D canvas for arbitrary layout of components,
container nesting and more.
- Full workspace automatically persisted in an embedded HyperGraphDB
- Support for importing 3d party libraries in multiple evaluation
- Based on the JSR 223 standard for language interoperability - all
languages share the same runtime context.
- Real-time collaboration and exchange of components and notebooks via a
Seco is perfect not only for prototyping, testing and experimentation,
it is also the ideal tool for learning a given JVM language or a new
library. It can be used to build complete interactive applications
within the environment itself similarly to a life system like Squeak!
Seco is free, open-source, LGPL licensed software.
To download and for more information, please visit the Seco home page at
Kobrix (http://www.kobrix.com/seco.jsp) .
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