Good to hear it's working.
I agree it would be nice to have terminal and debugger support for J in VS
Code.

On 23/02/2018 04:34, "Yuvaraj Athur Raghuvir" <yuvaraj....@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, reloading VS Code worked!
>
> I can see syntax highlighting in various color themes. Thanks!
>
> Now comes the next question - would it be possible to launch the script in
> J and see output in the console screen? VS Code allows for debugger
> extensions. Getting a J Debugger extension would make VS Code an IDE for J.
>
> Thanks for sharing your work, Ric!
>
> Regards,
> Yuvaraj
>
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:41 AM, Ric Sherlock <tikk...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Yuvaraj,
> > The extension currently only provides syntax highlighting for ".ijs"
> files.
> > Have you reloaded VS Code after installing the extension? If so perhaps
> the
> > color theme you are using doesn't colour the language features
> strikingly?
> > I like Monokai. Maybe try that to see if it is working?
> > I haven't tested the extension or VS Code on the Mac, so can't
> definitively
> > say it works there. Can anyone else confirm?
> > Cheers
> > Ric
> >
> >
> > On 22/02/2018 21:19, "Yuvaraj Athur Raghuvir" <yuvaraj....@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > Hello Ric,
> >
> > I have used VS Code on mac. I just installed this extension but it is not
> > recognizing project (.jproj) or file (.ijs). Looks like I am missing
> > something here. Any documentation on configuration or how to use J
> > Extension that I can look and check again?
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Yuvaraj
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 5:54 PM, Ric Sherlock <tikk...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Eric,
> > > I've used it mainly on Windows. I have used it on Linux (Ubuntu VM) but
> > > since trying (WSL) Windows Subsystem for Linux, my use of GUI Linux
> apps
> > > has declined substantially. The interface (including debugging) is the
> > same
> > > on both platforms, but note that individual language support depends on
> > > extensions.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:02 PM, Eric Iverson <
> eric.b.iver...@gmail.com
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Ric,
> > > >
> > > > On which platform(s) do you use it? Does it provide the same (or
> > similar)
> > > > debugger on windows/linux/macos? That would be worth a lot to me.
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 5:57 PM, Ric Sherlock <tikk...@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Yes I think that should help.
> > > > > It will still rely on the user thinking/choosing to type
> > "jprogramming"
> > > > as
> > > > > a single word, but that's more likely than anything else!
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > >
> > > > > On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 1:12 AM, Raul Miller <
> rauldmil...@gmail.com>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > You might want to add the tag word "jprogramming" into your text
> > > there?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > For example, like this:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Getting the j (JProgramming) extension for VS ...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Raul
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 5:43 AM, Ric Sherlock <tikk...@gmail.com
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > I've recently started using Visual Studio Code
> > > > > > > <https://code.visualstudio.com/> for a lot of my coding. This
> is
> > > an
> > > > > > > open-source, cross-platform project published by Microsoft that
> > has
> > > > > some
> > > > > > > really nice features.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > For my use it was missing some support for J, so I've created
> and
> > > > > > published
> > > > > > > an extension
> > > > > > > <https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?
> > > > > itemName=tikkanz.language-j>
> > > > > > in
> > > > > > > the Visual Studio Marketplace.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Unfortunately the extension isn't currently very discoverable
> > > because
> > > > > > > searching for "J" or even "J programming language" in the
> > > Marketplace
> > > > > > lists
> > > > > > > many many other extensions first - maybe after several hundred
> > > > thousand
> > > > > > > installs it will rank better ;-). Searching for "tikkanz" works
> > > > better!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > If you're using VS Code this might be of interest to you.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Enjoy,
> > > > > > > Ric
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> > > > forums.htm
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