Ticket #1673 (closed bug: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

need better "create a language docs"

Reported by: coke Owned by: tcurtis
Priority: normal Milestone: 2.9
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The original tutorial is long out of date and we frequently get questions from people interested in parrot who want to play with it who are rightly frustrated at the lack of good intro docs.

We either need a good link to refer new HLL developers to, or a new set of docs.

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by coke

  • owner set to tylercurtis

Changed 6 years ago by tcurtis

  • owner changed from tylercurtis to tcurtis

Changed 6 years ago by tcurtis

  • status changed from new to assigned
  • priority changed from major to normal

I updated the Squaak tutorial prior to 2.6.

There might still be some bugs, but it passes all of the small test suite old Squaak had and runs the Life example from Episode 9 of the tutorial.

I plan to also write some more docs at some point(probably after GSoC) about adding more features to PCT languages(e.g., OO, namespaces).

Changed 6 years ago by tcurtis

  • milestone changed from 2.6 to 2.9

Changed 6 years ago by coke

  • status changed from assigned to closed
  • resolution set to fixed

The docs that tylercurtis++ worked on are a great improvement. Closing ticket.

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