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Spotlight: Kate Scripting

Jul 29, 2010, 12:36 (0 Talkback[s])

"Hey ho everyone.

"Dominik asked me to blog about a feature in Kate that is still (sadly!) pretty unknown and seldom used: Kate Scripting. As you should know you can script KatePart completely via JavaScript. As those articles explain, it's rather simple to write functions and put them into a file to have them reusable. But what for those write-use-throwaway kind of cases, where you simply need to get a job done quickly and don't want to go through the overhead of writing some full fledged, documented, action-binded, localized script?

"Utility Functions and why JavaScript rocks

"Note: Neither map nor filter will be shipped with 4.5 to my knowledge, sorry about that. But you can still use the each helper (see below) to achieve the same with a bit more typing..."

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