Luan Simoes Cardoso luansimoes at
Sun Sep 9 15:10:07 BST 2018

Hey Andreas,

Me and Fernando are now collecting ideias for our very first contribution
to rocs and KDE community. Certainly, your suggestions will be very

We have already found some bugs to work on, to start being productive and
getting to know the code. Soon, these functionalities you listed will be
great inspirations for us!

Cheers, Luan

Em dom, 9 de set de 2018 04:50, Andreas Cord-Landwehr <cordlandwehr at>

> On Montag, 3. September 2018 01:13:11 CEST Fernando Costa Rodrigues wrote:
> > What about insert two new nodes to the KDE Edu community? After that you
> > probably thought about a graph and this is what Rocs is all about. I
> would
> > like to communicate that me and Luan Simões are willing to work on Rocs
> > searching/fixing possible bugs, updating it as long as we can, and look
> > forward, add new functionalities to the software.
> Hey Fernando and Luan,
> great to read about your plans! While reading your mail, directly many
> ideas
> came to my mind which I did not find time to work on. Maybe, they are a
> good
> inspiration for the things you want to do:
> - Rocs is desperately waiting for getting ported away from QtScript (which
> is
> deprecated) to QJSEngine. The most tricky tasks here is probably the
> connection of objects that are created on the C++ side with objects inside
> the
> JavaScript world.
> - In Rocs, only the default KTextEditor is used which highlights
> JavaScript
> quite fine. But all Rocs specific functions and global objects are not
> highlighted well. Creating special syntax highlighting for Rocs might be a
> nice thing there.
> - When designing and thinking about algorithms, one usually thinks about
> them
> in kind of pseudo-code, which is very different to JavaScript and more
> close
> to languages like Python. A second scripting backend for Python would be
> very
> cool there. (Originally there was one based on Kross, but due to Kross
> being
> unmaintained and often leads to crashes that one got removed...)
> - The documentation view is using QtWebkit which is a much too big engine
> for
> just simple presenting a small help view. I bet that there is a good
> alternative.
> Cheers,
> Andreas
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