Commercial Mac IDE

Anders Nygren anders.nygren@REDACTED
Fri Aug 11 20:06:36 CEST 2006

On 8/11/06, Joel Reymont <joelr1@REDACTED> wrote:
> Over 15 people replied to my "Who's on a Mac" poll so far so I
> thought I would lay my cards on the table...
> I want to build and sell a Mac IDE for Erlang. Elegant, powerful,
> easy to use. Something I would use myself to build other things I
> have in mind. So please let me know what you think and hold no punches!
> I would like to finish porting HiPE to Mac Intel this weekend (I have
> a MacBook Pro) and then tackle the Cocoa bindings. I see a lot of
> overhead in marshalling data in and out of Erlang but I'm hoping that
> any recent Mac can take that in stride.
> No estimated delivery data yet as this will be my second job for a
> while. I'm very excited about the project, though, and hope to
> produce something remarkable.
> Yes, I know about Emacs and the erl prompt, I use them myself. I
> don't have you old Erlang dogs in the crosshairs so much as the new
> to Erlang crowd. I don't have just an editor in mind, though, rather
> a full development environment.

I do not have a Mac, so I do not really know what I am talking about here
but would it not be easier to make an Erlang bundle for TextMate instead?
(Except that it may not be a business in doing that.)


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