[Qt-creator] Gala QtCreator plugin evaluation

lexxmark lexxmark.dev at gmail.com
Wed May 21 11:02:09 CEST 2014

On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 10:21 AM, Eric Landuyt <eric at datarescue.be> wrote:

> Hello Alex,
> very interesting idea ! But why such strange names: Gala, Lexxmark ?

Gala is a name of my wife who is supporting me in my hobbies :o)
Never mind the names, they just unique nicks.

> Why not simply renamed these as, hmmm ... .js, for JavaScript plugins ? ;)

I have to differentiate regullar *.js files and *.gala files, because
*.gala file (as usual JS code) can import another *.js file. But in plugin
I should load only *.gala files and not all *.js files.
If all JavaScript files will be with *.js extention I cannot recognize
which should be loaded as scripts to GalaPlugin and which are just
I hope tha idea is clear.

> Eric
> --
> Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 9:01:28 PM, you wrote:
> A> Hi, folks!
> A>    I've started QtCreator plugin you may be inrested in (see
> A> https://github.com/lexxmark/GalaPlugin).
> A>    The main idea is to allow developers easily extend QtCreator
> A> functionality using JavaScript/QML. You can try this plugin in ubuntu
> A> QtCreator-64bit 3.1.1 by downloading from here
> A> (
> https://github.com/lexxmark/GalaPlugin/blob/master/package/LexxmarkLinux64.tar.gz
> )
> A>    Embedding QML views in QtCreator GUI brings a great flexibility and
> A> power. Any web service can be displayed in QtCreator (as example can see
> A> weather plugin). So you can embed notification view for status of build
> A> on build server, status of tests on test server, new upcoming issues in
> A> issue tracker and so on. I see wide range of facilities using QML.
> A> Also this plugin avoids developer from building QtCreator from sources
> A> that greatly simplifies development.
> A> So is it be useful to have such kind of plugin for QtCreator?
> A> Thank you.
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> --
> Eric Landuyt, Developer - mailto:eric at datarescue.be
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