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Submission + - Light Table Funding Success (chris-granger.com)

omar.sahal writes: Chris Granger's Light Table IDE, covered here previously on Slashdot has been successfully funded by a Kickstarter campaign. 7,317 backers brought in $316,720, obliging Chris to support the Python Programming language with his first release. Chris and his team have also been successful in being funded by xy combinator.

Some more back ground on the concepts developed by Bret Victor found in Light Table http://vimeo.com/36579366

More on Light Table
http://www.chris-granger.com/2012/04/12/light-table---a-new-ide-concept/

The previous Light Table story
http://www.chris-granger.com/2012/06/01/45-days-later/

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Submission + - Light Table - a new IDE concept (chris-granger.com)

omar.sahal writes: Bret Victor (covered previously on slashdot) demoed the idea of instant feedback on your code. Victor's concept runs a little like a interpretor on your code, but in realtime. This allows the programer to instantly see what his programe is doing. Chris Granger has turned this novel idea into Light Table — a new IDE designed to make use of the Victor's insights.

Bret Victor — Inventing on Principle — https://vimeo.com/36579366
Update on the project — http://www.chris-granger.com/2012/04/15/light-tables-numbers/

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