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Re: Transition to Wolfram Workbench

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  • Subject: [mg107773] Re: [mg107707] Transition to Wolfram Workbench
  • From: Adam Griffith <adamg at>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 17:36:47 -0500 (EST)
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Hi Hannes, is a great resource for 
learning about everything you're mentioning. Also, if you enjoy 
developing in a notebook environment, take a look in the front end at 
File > New > Package (opens the fantastic front end package editor which 
provides the means to easily write a .m file in a notebook environment).


Hannes Kessler wrote:
> Hello,
> could you give some recommendations for a smooth transition to the
> workbench for packages developed in a standard mathematica notebook
> environment?  Starting a completely new project in the workbench is
> one thing, but at least as important is the question how to continue
> to work on existing packages created previously by other means. Up to
> now I wrote  code in input cells of a mathematica notebook, added
> explanations in text cells, marked the input cells with package code
> as initialization cells to create the .m file automatically upon
> saving the notebook. I never looked into the .m files themselves.
> Should one / could one import the notebook (or the .m file) to a
> workbench project, or copy it to a work space directory, or work
> directly on the files in the user base directory, or what else ... ?
> Are there tutorials deeling with this problem?
> Best regards,
> Hannes Kessler

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