Octaspire Maze version 0.76.0 released
Version 0.76.0 of the Octaspire Maze puzzle game is now released. It is released using similar archived format as is used with Octaspire Dern (release.tar.bz2)
Octaspire Lightboard version 0.39.0 released
Version 0.39.0 of the Octaspire Lightboard puzzle game is now released. It is released using similar archived format as is used with Octaspire Dern (release.tar.bz2)
Octaspire Dern version 0.213.0 released
Dern has now initial build script for macOS. It builds the unit test runner, REPL and embedding example, but not the other examples and programs with dynamic plugins. Dern is now also tested automatically in linux and macOS using Travis.
Octaspire Dern version 0.229.0 released
Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:37:09 +0300
Dern has now builtin
If you want to know what builtins, specials or user functions give a
given result for the given arguments, you can
howto. It works with functions that don’t have
significant side effects. Example:
(howto 1 2 3) ; -> + (howto [a] [b] [ab]) ; -> +
Changes into special
define break old code
Implementation of special
define is changed in a manner
that breaks old code. New way of using
;;; Variables ;;; (define pi as 3.14 [value for pi]) (define pi as 3.14 [value for pi] in (env-global)) ;;; Functions ;;; (define double as (fn (x) (* 2 x)) [docstr] '(x [docstr]) howto-ok) (define double as (fn (x) (* 2 x)) [docstr] '(x [docstr]) howto-no) (define f as (fn () 10) [docstr] '() in (env-global) howto-ok)
Comparison of Dern values improved
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:39:38 +0300
The comparison implementation for Dern values is improved.
The same code is now used by all comparison operators (like
>=). This should make the code less error
prone and it also adds support for many comparisons that were
not implemented earlier. For example:
(< '(1 2 3) '(1 2 4)) ; true (< (hash-map 1 |a|) (hash-map 1 |b|)) ; true (< (fn (a) (+ a a)) (fn (b) (+ b b))) ; true ;...
Binary plugin support and socket plugin added for Microsoft Windows
Sat, 07 Oct 2017 21:27:03 +0300
Binary plugins are now supported also on Microsoft Windows.
The socket plugin that was earlier available on UNIX systems is now also available on Microsoft Windows. The examples -directory in the amalgamated source release contains also two new socket examples: echo server and client.
Dern has now binary directory plugin
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:15:12 +0300
Dern has now binary plugin for getting directory listings:
(require 'dern_dir) (define v as (dir-get-listing [.]) [directory listing]) (println v)
Dern ncurses plugin and IRC client example work in Windows
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:08:27 +0300
Dern ncurses plugin and the IRC client example written in Dern are now available and working also in Microsoft Windows.