I just use (gimp-message) a lot, with my error console turned on.
Here are pointers that work well with script-fu (up to a point):
Too bad script-fu doesn't support tracing.
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 3:09 PM, Joseph Areeda <are...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a few function on my must have list. I've been able to find some
> scripts that are close.
> It's been over 20 years since I did any LISP programming so Scheme is
> not to bad, but still a chore.
> My biggest issue is debugging. My searching has turned up this quote
> "Debugging Script-Fu scripts is only slightly less painful than stabbing
> yourself in the eye with a dull spoon.
> There is no debugger for Script-Fu, and it tends to generate either no
> errors or pretty much useless errors."
> That sums up my experience so far, but I'm looking for a more optimistic
> If anyone has any suggestions, I'd appreciate it.
> As a more long term fantasy, has there been any discussion of an RPC
> portal to the Procedure Database.
> This would allow add-ons to be written in any language with a relatively
> small investment in each. The big plus for the developers of add-on
> would be the ability to use existing IDEs with a DEBUGGER.
> This is a project I could sink my teeth into.
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