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Fri Nov 15 18:31:17 EST 2002
Sam Couter wrote:
>Avoid "literate" programming. It wants to generate the code from the
>documentation instead of the other way around.
On the topic, here is a cheap light-weight tool called slime which
prides itself on being built from the ground up with legacy classes in mind.
I've just downloaded it so I'm yet to find out how goods it is in
reality. It's not a literate tool but it does real-time updating both
ways - you can even split your screen between code and diagram and watch
the changes - see the last screenshot at
BTW. Eclipse is an excellent open-source IDE for linux - particularly if
you're coding Java. Slime is an eclipse pluin that costs 30 euros to
if you *are* looking for a literate? tool, there's also an eclipse
plugin for that which is free.
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