I am not sure that a template in the style of "dotnet new" is directly applicable for Racket -- the .Net framework is, well a framework. which is a library that expects the users to structure their own programs in certain ways. The templates fill the need of setting up the boilerplate code for different kind of applications as required by the .Net framework. Racket applications don't need large amounts of "setup code", most of the code is very specific to the application itself, so not sure what a template would contain apart from very basic things.
I think Racket would benefit by a suite of applications which are small but not trivial and with a source code which is commented in more detail than a regular application. I attempted to do this with my blog posts, some of which describe more-or-less complete applications (most of them games). The entire source code is in a single file which can be run directly and is available as a GitHub Gist linked from the blog posts. Here are some examples: * ishido game (936 lines): https://gist.github.com/alex-hhh/2e204b3a9d9d7094f65a0b585d0b7480 * tetris game (893 lines): https://gist.github.com/alex-hhh/2233aee39852f4e0aead4af4cafb40d5 * chess board (893 lines): https://gist.github.com/alex-hhh/4817c4d0353e40b72108e7e753c3d0da * password generator GUI (346 lines): https://gist.github.com/alex-hhh/6acbbb8ebca47c4cfaa2540499494af6 * password generator, command line (142 lines): https://gist.github.com/alex-hhh/27286f4609ea0c989675e5c946ca39de These are of course not templates, but they could serve as the starting points for users who already have some experience with programming and want to try out some more complex programs. Alex. On Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 5:49:37 AM UTC+8 Stephen De Gabrielle wrote: > I’ve started a small collection! > > https://github.com/racket-templates > > These are GitHub templates so you use them by clicking ‘use this template‘ > on the repo > > I’m looking for more ideas/contributions; > From the top of my head; > - ‘worker service’ (dotnet new has this) > - DrRacket plugin > - Keybinding package > - Teachpack > - raco command > - scribble (multiple) > - pollen (multiple) > - slideshow > - racket embedded in c app > > Can you suggest(or submit) any others? > > <<Some are obvious and simple if you are already a racketeer but one of > the reasons is to give new users another way ins>> > > Are language specific templates a good idea? > - typed racket > - datalog > - parenlog > - rosette > > > Thoughts suggestions criticisms appreciated! > > Stephen > > On Wed, 19 Aug 2020 at 00:02, Stephen De Gabrielle <spdega...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> I got jealous that dot net has dotnet new with lots of templates so I >> made a GitHub template for a cli command >> https://github.com/spdegabrielle/cli-command >> >> If you have an idea for a template you should make one! >> >> If you have a cool package that can be demonstrated as an application >> maybe consider a template as a way to introduce new Racketeers to your >> package? >> >> Best >> >> Stephen >> >> -- >> ---- >> >> >> -- > ---- > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/racket-users/856e1c7a-5afc-42d8-89f0-6b6fb81158d5n%40googlegroups.com.