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In-engine editor / "Inventing on principle" / LightTable

While I was watching todays video ( ) many thoughts went through my head and suddenly it hit me:
Somehow I found a combination of these things together with LT could be a perfect fit.

Or maybe I'm just daydreaming ;)


Re: In-engine editor / "Inventing on principle" / LightTable

drLight wrote:
Ho-lee stiiink! I can't help but wonder how different my life might be if I'd been presented with a coding tool like this in high school.

Yeah, it's very clear that Josh's thinking is similar to Bret Victor's wrt to this "immediate connection" principle: thus the data editor and now run-time LTSL polling.
drLight wrote:
  • LightTable [...] "we need a real work surface to code on, not just an editor and a project explorer"
Am I alone in thinking Aww sweet, like Tony Stark's drafting table! upon my first glance at this?
Still, it all looks very slick. :thumbup:

I may yet be coaxed out of the closet to dive into the magic that is programming. :geek:
"omg such tech many efficiency WOW" ~ Josh Parnell

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