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From Roland Zwaga <rol...@stackandheap.com>
Subject Re: Proposition :: ASDoc and compiler adjustments
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:51:46 GMT
I've been fortunate to test out some of Michael's work on ASDoc tooling, I
can say they are well worth it :)
As for the compiler hooks, I guess we'll have to wait for Adobe to donate
the new Falcon compiler before we can start having fun with those ideas.

On 4 January 2012 23:45, Jonathan Campos <jonbcampos@gmail.com> wrote:

> Go for it
>
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Michael Schmalle <mike@teotigraphix.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I do not have a lot of experience with the actual compiler and asdoc tool
> > but that has not stopped me from having fun with parsers and AST. :)
> >
> > I am wondering if there is any interest in creating some apis in the
> > compiler that jive with the asdoc tool(modifying the asdoc tool). I'm
> going
> > to be looking into the source code of this tomorrow so I will have a
> clear
> > understanding of what the work would be.
> >
> > My idea is this; If we could allow public api in both tools that expose
> > themselves through java it would allow 3rd party developers and
> > applications that could be made to enhance the documentation process
> > through formatters and asdoc editor applications.
> >
> > This a highlevel idea but I have already written such an application
> using
> > the jasblocks and asblocks AST framework, that are used to create a user
> > interface into creating asdoc comments and such through visual editing of
> > descriptions and tags.
> >
> > No more typing  /** ... */ is what I mean, the editor using the AST
> > reinserts the comment using tokens.
> >
> > I have found taking the actual documentation process out of the IDE's
> code
> > view allows for better documentation and actual revelation that creating
> > great docs can be fun.
> >
> > Any interest?
> >
> > Mike
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Jonathan Campos
> Dallas Flex User Group Manager
> http://www.d-flex.org/
> blog: http://www.unitedmindset.com/jonbcampos
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>



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regards,
Roland

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Roland Zwaga
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