Archive for June 14, 2004

Monday, June 14, 2004

Clotho, OpenMCL, and Alpaca

Clotho is a Mac OS X IDE for OpenMCL, a free Common Lisp environment that can call Cocoa. Alpaca is a simple text editor—basically NSTextView with a REPL—that demonstrates calling Objective-C from Lisp. The bridging is not as pretty as PyObjC’s, but on the other hand you get Lisp’s expressiveness and compiled-code speed.

System Migration

Joe Mullins:

On the newly released G5s, there is a new feature in the Setup Assistant that launches on first boot. It has been called system migration by macfixit. I thought I would give our readers an in-depth look at this new feature.