[kde-edu]: Using Kate or Kedit as IDE for SWI Prolog?

Anne-Marie Mahfouf annemarie.mahfouf at free.fr
Fri Jun 26 11:29:34 CEST 2009

On Friday 26 June 2009 08:59:31 RalfGesellensetter wrote:
> Dear list,
> at school, we use swi-prolog in combination with some freeware editor
> (JPrologEdit, java based) to introduce expert systems. I think this is
> a quite widespread approach in grade 11, here.
> That freeware editor is not packaged, as there is no source for it.
> Things would be easier if we could find a way to embed prolog into some
> intelligent text editor as provided by KDE.
> All that is needed is
> - an editor frame (with syntax highlighting), file based.
> - a button "consult" rather than "compile" calling a command line.
> - a console where you can query the prolog machine after having
>   "consulted" your knowledge base.
> This should be feasible - but how?
In Kate you have prolog syntax highlighting and you can also enable a terminal 
within Kate. You could do a specific Kate plugin for prolog with a "consult" 


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