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Developers and EclipseShell

If you want to help out with EclipseShell, there are several areas where you can start.

Add support for a new dynamic language

EclipseShell was designed to be extensible, so you can add a new language support easily by writing a new Eclipse plugin. I’ll add some further documentation for this, but here are a few basic steps that you can already follow. First look at one of the existing language providers by looking at their code in CVS. Here is the EclipseShell CVS information page a Sourceforge I can recommend the Javascript or Rhino provider, because they are still very simple but show all necessary concepts.

After that, adding support for a language has these basic steps:

Provide information for an existing language/interpreter

I currently provide the languages